Ginger Cream Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 8mins
Recipe by Mirj

Great cookies, I got them from and English friend of mine.

Top Review by Mille®

Ah... childhood memories! I had completely forgotten how much I enjoyed these little diamonds as a kid and was overjoyed to see that some astute person had unearthed a good recipe for them. I used caster sugar (for smoother texture), fresh ground ginger (that's the purist in me) and good English treacle instead of molasses (accept no American wannabe-treacle substitute). Mirj, you've never let me down, and this is no exception.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream the shortening, sugar, egg, molasses and water.
  2. Mix in the flour, salt, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon.
  3. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  5. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough onto ungreased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for about 8 minutes.

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