Soft and Scrumptious Ginger Cookies

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

These are the BEST ginger cookies! Big, soft, spicy... and they make your house smell oh so good! These are divine made into cookie sandwiches with a bit of cream cheese frosting between 2... Also great with vanilla ice-cream... Fabulous alone...

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl cream the cup of sugar and the butter until soft and fluffy.
  3. Add egg.
  4. Gradually, add water, vanilla and molasses,.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Sift together the flour, soda and spices.
  7. Add drys to wets.
  8. Mix until moist.
  9. Shape dough into 1 to 1 1/2 inch balls.
  10. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Sprinkle with sugar.
  12. Slightly flatten.
  13. Bake 8-10 minutes (cooking time may vary by oven - so check often).
  14. Allow cookies to cool a bit before removing them from the sheet - 5 minutes usually does it.
  15. Store in an airtight container to keep softness.
  16. Serve and enjoy!