Ginger - Sugar Cookies


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Serves 36 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

This is our middle daughters favorite cookie! Found in the McCall's Cook Book.... These cookies are great warmed with a dollup of vanilla ice cream on top!


Ingredients You'll Need

2 c. sifted Flour
2 t. Baking Soda
1 t. Cinnamon
1 t. ground Cloves
1 t. Ginger
1/4 t. Salt
1 1/3 c. Sugar
3/4 c. soft Crisco
1/4 c. Light Molasses
1 Egg


Directions

Sift flour with soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt, set aside.


In large bowl gradually add 1 c. sugar to shortening (using electric mixer). Cream til light and fluffy, about 5 min.


Blend in molasses and egg. At low speed , beat in flour mixture just until well mixed.


Refrigerate for 1 hour.


Preheat oven to 375.


Pinch off pieces of dough; shape into 1 1/4" balls. Roll in remaining sugar. Place 2 1/2 in. apart on cookie sheets; bake 8 - 10 min. or until golden brown.


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