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."
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 15 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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These cookies were very good. The only reason for the 4 star rating is that it was a bit too sweet and I felt the spices needed to be increased. Like the Cinnamon and cloves mainly. What I re...

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These taste great and stay soft, but they ended up being really flat cookies. I was hoping they'd puff up and be cake-like, and even added some baking powder to get them to rise. Great cookies...

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These cookies were very good. The only reason for the 4 star rating is that it was a bit too sweet and I felt the spices needed to be increased. Like the Cinnamon and cloves mainly. What I re...

These are absolutely the best ginger cookies. I don't particularly like ginger cookies in general, but hey, it's Christmas and Christmas means gingerbread men, so I tried this recipe. I made i...

If you like ginger cookies then you will love this recipe. They taste good and look good. The only alteration I made was to use unsalted butter instead of margarine, and I refrigerated the cooki...

The best ginger cookies I have ever made. My two sisters have their special ginger recipe and I always thought theirs were the best but not anymore! Now mine is the BEST!! I rolled my cookies i...

I made these twice, once with brown sugar, once with white. Excellent cookies either way. Mine were baked in 8 minutes.

I prefer these made with butter-excellent cookie, been making these for years. I let them sit over night in the fridge, easier to roll them.

These cookies are really good, but I found them way too sweet! I could only eat about a couple before I maxed out my sugar tolerance. I indicated that I wanted 30 cookies and followed the reci...

These were so delicious! I may have found what I hope will become my "signature" cookie!

The only problem with this recipe is that you have to make it every week! Just too good!!! I wanted to add something.I tried them with the orange and found I liked the combination so well that ...

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