Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Soft and delicious ginger cookies. This was my Mother In Law's recipe. A favorite in our house!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves, and brown sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Soften butter or margarine in microwave. Mix it together with molasses and eggs.
  4. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients. Dough will be very dense.
  5. Pick up tsp sized ball of dough and roll into a ball in your hands.
  6. Roll rounded ball into extra sugar to coat.
  7. Place balls of dough on baking sheet.
  8. Bake at 350 F for 15 minute Cookies may seem crisp when they come out of the oven, but once removed from cookie sheet and stored they should be soft.