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  • Serves: 48 Servings

Chewy Ginger Cookies

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Category: Holiday, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Shortening
  • 1 1/4 c Sugar; divided
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 c Molasses
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 2 Cusp all-purpose flour
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Ground cloves


In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and 1 cup sugar. Add the egg, molasses
and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and
mix well. Roll into 1" balls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 1-1/2" apart
on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until
lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

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