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Fresh Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan McCabe
Added: Monday, April 14, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
3/4 c. butter, softened
1 c. white sugar
1/4 c. molasses
1 egg
1 c. white sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, beat ginger, butter, and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Gently fold in flour mixture until just combined. Chill for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and then roll them in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake until edges start to brown, about 15 minutes. Centers will be slightly soft. Let stand on cookie sheets 1 minute and remove to racks to cool completely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It's easier to grate fresh ginger if it is frozen.

 

 

 

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