Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 mins

This makes a very tasty moist "fresh out of the oven" flavored cookie--even the next day. These went fast. Recipe courtesy of Barbara Gray of Boise, Idaho and Country Woman October/November 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg and molasses.
  3. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt.
  4. Gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Roll into 1 1/2 inch balls and then roll in sugar.
  6. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned.
  8. Remove to wire racks to cool.