Formed Cookies Ginger Cookie Recipes by mamaSue

posted by mamaSue 01-22-100 2:50 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Grandma's Double Ginger Crackle Cookies
Categories : Cookies/Bars
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3/4 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped candied ginger
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon freshly ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
extra granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F.

In large bowl cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in egg and molasses.

In a separate bowl, mix together all other ingredients. Blend into the creamed mixture. Shape into small balls (about 1" in diameter). Roll in extra sugar.

Place 2" apart on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 F for 8-10 min. or until golden brown. Don't overbake---cookies should be slightly soft when removed from the oven.

Let cool on cookie sheet for a few minutes, then remove to racks to cool completely.

* Exported from MasterCook *
Ginger Cookies
Categories : Cookies/Bars
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter -- (2 sticks)
1 egg
1/3 cup molasses
2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 1/4 cups flour
Granulated sugar for coating

Cream sugars and butter together for 2 minutes. Beat in egg and molasses. Add rest of ingredients.
Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes

Preheat oven to 325. Roll into balls, roll in remaining 1/2 sugar. Flatten them slightly with 2 fingers or bottom of glass.

Bake for 12 minutes.

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