Heavenly Scented Soft Ginger Cookies

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 1hr 42mins
YIELD: 40 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients.
  • Add the molasses, shortening and egg; beat to blend ingredients well. Next, beat in the boiling water. Chill dough 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Roll the chilled dough by tablespoonful into balls. Roll each ball into granulated sugar.
  • Place the balls 2-inches apart on ungreased aluminum baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake the cookies until puffed and cracked on top and centers still feel very soft; approximately 12 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to wire racks and cool.
  • Don't forget to leave some cookies out for Santa Claus!
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