Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

Here's a nice change from the butter cookies of the season. The 2 1/2 hours cooking time includes 2 hours for chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 375°
  2. Grease cookie sheets.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and 3/4 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add molasses and egg; beat well.
  5. In another bowl combine dry ingredients and mix with fork.
  6. Stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture, mixing well.
  7. Chill cookie dough for 2 hours.
  8. Shape in 1-inch balls, then roll each ball in sugar.
  9. Place ginger cookies on greased baking sheets and bake in preheated oven for about 12 minutes.

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