GINGER COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 12 to 15
  • Servings: 36
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) margarine, room temperature
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 Cup molasses
  • 2 1/4 Cups flour
  • 2 Teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 Degrees
  • Line 2-3 cookie sheets with wax paper and grease lightly
  • With an electric mixer, cream 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar, the brown sugar, butter, and margarine until fluffy.
  • Add the egg and continue beating to blend well. Add the molasses.
  • Sift the dry ingredients three times, then stir into the butter mixture.
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Place the remaining sugar in a shallow dish.
  • Roll tablespoons of the dough into balls, then roll the balls in the sugar to coat.
  • Place the balls 2 inches apart on the prepared sheets and flatten slightly.
  • Bake until golden around the edges but soft in the middle, 12-15 minutes.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool.

Notes

Categories: Cookies  Mixer  Oven 

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