Big Soft Ginger Cookies - from the Allrecipes Website

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Total Time
18mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
8 mins

These cookies have gotten rave reviews at our family get-togethers. They are posted on the All Recipes website and are 5 star cookies! Here is what the chef has to say: "These are just what they say: big, soft, gingerbread cookies. They stay soft, too. My oldest son's favorite." Thank you for making this available to us all!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses.
  5. Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.
  6. Shape dough into walnut sized balls and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  7. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet and flatten slightly.
  8. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store in an airtight container.
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delicious! thanks for posting!