I have been searching for the perfect soft ginger cookie for a long time now . . . and I think that I have finally found it! I made some of these cookies to take around to the neighbors for Christmas and I had so many people ask me for the recipe. They are that good!
Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies
10 minPrep Time 10 minCook Time
20 minTotal Time
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 Tablespoon water 1/4 cup molasses Sugar, for rolling
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, cream together butter and one cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, then stir in water and molasses. Fold in flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt and mix until well combined. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, roll in sugar and place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire rack.
The perfect Christmas cookie!
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