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Giant Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Moilanen
Added: Sunday, February 10, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 1/2 cups flour
4 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 1/2 cups shortening
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
3/4 cup coarse sugar or granulated sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl stir together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl beat shortening for 30 seconds. Add the 2 cups granulated sugar; beat until combined. Beat in eggs and molasses until combined. Beat in half of flour mixture. Stir in remaining flour mixture. Using a 1/4 cup ice cream scoop, shape dough into 2 inch balls; roll in the coarse or granulated sugar. Place balls 2 1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are light brown and puffed. (Do not over bake or cookies will not be chewy). Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to wire racks; cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 25 (4 inch cookies)
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To store: Place in layers separated by waxed paper in airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

 

 

 

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