Ginger Cookie Recipe

ginger cookie recipe.  Trust me, you will want to try these!  #cookies #bakingMy mom has been making this recipe Ginger Cookie recipe since I was a little girl.  I have always loved them.  Words cannot describe how good these cookie are.  They are soft and chewy and full of great, spice flavor.  They make the house smell wonderful while they are baking.  They quickly become a favorite of those you share them with.  My husband, who usually only goes for cookies that have chocolate in them, loves these.  When you make them for friends they WILL ask for the recipe.  They are truly a cookie that you will make over and over and over again.

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Ginger Cookies

A wonderful, soft, chewy molasses cookie with ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Perfect for the holidays.
Prep Time 10 minutes


  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • extra granulated sugar to roll the cookies in


  1. Cream shortening
  2. Add sugar, molasses, egg and baking soda to creamed shortening
  3. Mix
  4. Add flour, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and salt to shortening mixture
  5. Mix well
  6. Roll into 3/4-1 inch balls
  7. Roll and coat balls in sugar
  8. Place on a greased cookie sheet
  9. Bake at 350 for 7-8 until they start to crack
  10. Be careful to no over bake.





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