Paula Deen's Ginger Cookies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Juenessa

These are easy to make and taste very similar to ginger snaps. Yum!

Top Review by Darlene28

so good!!! mom and I could eat a whole batch by ourselves! thanx for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or nonstick baking mats.
  3. Using an electric mixer at low speed, cream the shortening and sugar until thoroughly combined.
  4. Add the egg and molasses and beat until completely incorporated.
  5. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt and add to the mixture.
  6. Stir until combined.
  7. Roll the dough into balls about 1-inch in diameter.
  8. Roll the balls in sugar.
  9. Place 1/2-inch apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  10. Flatten the balls slightly with your fingertips.
  11. Bake for 8-12 minutes.
  12. Cool on wire racks.

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