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Big Soft Ginger Cookies

 Big Soft Ginger Cookies
These nicely spiced soft cookies are perfect for folks who like the flavor of ginger but don't care for crunchy gingersnaps.
30 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda,
  • cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and
  • mix well.
  • Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on
  • ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until
  • puffy and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield:
  • 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 111 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 98 mg sodium,

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Big Soft Ginger Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.