Friday, December 27, 2013

Family Recipe Friday: Mom's Ginger Cookies - more soft ones!

Mom's Ginger Cookies - more of the soft ones, this time arranged on a plate handed down from mom's mother: Alice Caroline Spearman Erickson.


1 C. brown sugar                                1/2 tsp cloves
3/4 C. shortening                                1 tsp cinnamon
1 egg                                                  1 tsp ginger
2 1/4 C. flour                                       1 1/2 tsp soda
1/4 tsp nutmeg                                    1/4 C. molasses


Cream together brown sugar, shortening and egg.  Add molasses and mix.  Finally, add all dry ingredients and mix together.  Then roll into balls approx. 1" diameter.   Dip each ball in sugar and arrange on cookie sheet about 1" apart.


350 degree F. oven for 9 - 10 minutes.

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