Soft Frosted Ginger Cookies

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

A recipe by Joyce Steinke from the "From the Governor's Pantry" cookbook, Lind House Association in New Ulm, Minnesota, July 1988. The book is dedicated to the many volunteers who had donated their time, talents and money to restore the John Lind home.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger.
  2. Add egg yolks.
  3. Mix molasses, sour cream, and soda and add immediately to first mixture.
  4. Add flour and salt.
  5. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.
  7. Make frosting and frost when cool.

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