This recipe is actually from Teri.  A sister in our ward made this for young women’s.  Eric brought some home.  With a hit of molasses, these  cookies do stay soft, they are rolled in sugar and crack on top while they bake.  You might want to double the batch, they are yummy.3/4

Soft Ginger Cookies

Soft Ginger Cookies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter or shortening or do half of each ( or butter flavored Crisco)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Mix butter or shortening and sugar together.
  2. Add egg and molasses and blend well.
  3. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt. Use a whisk to combine.
  4. Add flour mixture to butter mixture a little at a time until incorporated. Blend well and then chill for 1 hour in refrigerator.
  5. Remove from refrigerator and form into 1 inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar.
  6. Place on a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees.
  8. Let cool a couple of minutes on cookie sheet, remove and let completely cool.

Notes

I have only used unsalted butter.

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