Ginger Cookies

Old Fashioned

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Old fashioned Ginger Cookies, are the perfect cookies to bake to go around the neighborhood during the holiday season. The spices in the cookies fill the whole house with a wonderful aroma.

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Recipe Facts:


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South Indian

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Total Time

15 min

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6 people

– 21/2 cups All purpose flour – 1 teaspoon Baking soda – 11/2 teaspoon Ginger ground – ¼ teaspoon Cinnamon  ground – ¼ teaspoon Cloves  ground – ½ cup Butter room temperature, diced – 13/4 cup Caster super fine sugar super fine sugar – 1 Egg – 4 tablespoon Molasses – 1 teaspoon Fresh lemon juice

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Steps 1-2

– Preheat the oven. – Sift the flour, baking soda and spices into a small bowl and set aside.

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Steps 3-4

– Place the butter and two-thirds of the sugar in the bowl of the mixer and cream together. Lightly beat in the egg. – Add the flour mixture and mix in thoroughly to make soft dough.

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Step 5

– Shape the dough into 2 cm balls. Roll these balls in the remaining sugar to coat and place them on the prepared baking sheets, spaced around 2 inches apart to allow the dough to spread.

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Step 6

– Bake for about 12 minutes, or until the cookies are just firm to touch. With a spatula transfer the cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.

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Storing-The cookies store well at room temperature in an airtight container for a week.

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