"As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it."--Buddy Hackett

Frosted Ginger Cookies Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Frosted Ginger Cookies, by , is from Kostelyk Family Cookbook: Only Good Stuff!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jennifer Kostelyk
Added: Saturday, October 25, 2008


1 c. sugar, plus more for rolling cookies
3/4 c. butter, softened
1 egg
3 T. molasses
2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
1 1/2 t. ground ginger
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. ground cloves
1/2 t. ground nutmeg
1 c. powdered sugar
1 t. lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together 1 c. sugar with butter until fluffy. Mix in egg and molasses. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and spices. Add to butter mixture and blend well. Fill a shallow bowl with sugar. Form walnut sized balls of cookie dough; roll in sugar. Arrange on cookie sheets and bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, make the glaze by combining powdered sugar with 1 T. water and stir until smooth. Then stir in lemon juice. Drizzle over cookies.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!