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Molasses Ginger Cookies

From Kathrine Page
Recipe Category All Recipes, Dessert
Author Christine Andrew

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups flour (substitute with Pamela's Gluten-Free Flour)
  • 4 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3/4 cup raw sugar

Instructions

  • Set oven to 350.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt.
  • Set aside. In a large bowl beat shortening until soft.
  • Gradually add the 2 cups of sugar; beat until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and molasses; beat well.
  • Add half the flour mixture; beat until combined.
  • Stir remaining flour in with a wooden spoon.
  • Using a scooper, shape dough into balls.
  • Place on cookie sheet, then one at a time roll in raw sugar and return to cookie sheet.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes.
  • Let stand before moving to a cooling rack.