"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Big Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cups flour
2 teapsoons ginger
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
1/4 cup molasses
2 tablespoons white sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.

Sift together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt; set aside.

In bowl, cream together butter and 1 cup sugar; best in egg; stir in water and molasses. Gradually stir in dry ingredients.

Shape dough into walnut size balls; roll in remaining 2 tablespoons of suga. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten slightly.

Bake 8-10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24

 

 

 

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