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Chewy Ginger Cookies


0:15 prep
0:40 total

Time

prep 0:15       total 0:40

Yield

Ingredients

Ingredients

3/4 cup shortening
1-1/4 cup sugar, divided
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground cloves

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and 1 cup sugar. Add the egg, molasses and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Roll into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 1-1/2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375°F for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

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2 Recipe Reviews

terepocki

terepocki reviewed Chewy Ginger Cookies on October 16, 2004

These cookies turned out perfectly.

bagnihotri

bagnihotri reviewed Chewy Ginger Cookies on February 21, 2007

This recipe has become a family and neighbourhood favourite. The kids in the neighbourhood literally knock on my door and ask if I have ginger cookies. To keep them chewy, make sure that you do not overcook.