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  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps ground ginger
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tblsp water
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tblsp white sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Sift together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses.
  • Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.
  • Shape dough into walnut size balls, and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar. Place the cookies 2" apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten slightly.
  • Bake for 8-10 min. in the preheated oven.
  • Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 min. before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container.


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