Big Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe
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Big Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

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These nicely spiced soft cookies are perfect for folks who like the flavor of ginger but don't care for crunchy gingersnaps.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 30 servings

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

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 111 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 98 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Big Soft Ginger Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 111 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 98 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2014

"Perfect amount of spice. Made a double recipe. Your house will smell like the Holidays ??"

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"Love these cookies!!! I will be making them every year for the Holidays!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

"These are soft and delicious. Very easy to make. Will definitely make again!"

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2013

"These cookies are soft and delicious. A couple of them made it to day 2 and still soft! I also increased the cinnamon to 1tsp. and flattened before baking & got about 2 dz. per batch. Will be making more of these!"

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2013

"You will not regret making these"

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