Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Serving Size: 30
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These nicely spiced soft cookies are perfect for folks who like the flavor of ginger but don't care for crunchy gingersnaps.


  • 0.75 cup butter, softened
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp clove
  • 0.75 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2.25 cup all-purpose flour
  • 0.25 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • additional sugar


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

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