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Family Favorite Ginger Cookies`

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Serves Unknown | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 8-10 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe comes from my grandmother on my mother's side. It has been part of our Christmas tradition for all my life (it just so happens to also be my favorite cookie).

Submitted by: "Wolberg Family"

Ingredients You'll Need

1 Cup Sugar (or 1/2 Cup Sugar and 1/2 Cup Sucanat)
3/4 Cup Butter
1/8 Cup Black Strap Molasses
1 Egg
2 Cups All-purpose Flour (or I Cup All-purpose flour; 1 Cup wheat flour)
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon Cloves
I Teaspoon Ginger
1/4 Teaspoon Salt


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter together until fluffy, then beat egg in and stir in molasses.

Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt. in a medium bowl.

Gradually stir in dry ingredients into the molasses mixture.

Roll out balls of dough then roll them into a Ziploc gallon bag filled with sugar.

Place cookies on an ungreased baking sheet 2 inches apart each.

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