Ginger Butter Cookies


"Surprise! No molasses."
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servings 97 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 97 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon and salt and set aside.
  2. In large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in eggs. Beat in lemon zest. Gradually blend in dry ingredients.
  3. Roll out dough on floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out cookies using a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly colored. Cool on wire racks.


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what temperature does one bake these cookies?

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These cookies taste like ginger flavored dog biscuits.

These cookies taste like ginger flavored dog biscuits.

I cooked these cookies at 375 for about 18 minutes to make them a little more crisper, if you like them chewy 12-15 should do it. They're a nice cookie with tea or milk since they are quite dry ...

I baked the cookies at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes. Not great, but good if you want ginger cookies and you don't have molasses

Should baking soda or powder be included in the ingredients?

Important info is missing from this recipe and I added it from another butter cookie recipe. First, there is nothing to make these cookies rise. Second it doesn't say what temperature to bake a...

what temperature does one bake these cookies?