This Christmas ginger cookies recipe is sure to become a family favorite at your house as much as it has been in mine.
The delicious deep flavor of ginger and molasses is simply incredible. Is your mouth watering yet? I know you will want more than just one.
3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg (beaten)
1/4 cup molasses
3 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
Cream butter, add sugar and continue creaming.
Add egg and molasses.
Sift flour with baking soda, salt, and spices. Add to butter mixture.
Roll out the dough and cut with cookie cutters or create perfectly round cookies by pressing down on the rolled dough using the top of a drinking glass.
Place cookies 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
Bake at 350º for 11 minutes.
Yields: 3 dozen cookies.