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Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teri Burley
Added: Monday, January 5, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp ginger or 2 tsp
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp lemon juice
4 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all wet ingredients, then mix together in separate bowl the flour, salt, soda; then add to wet ingredients. Chill for about 2 hours. Shape dough into balls. Roll in sugar (raw sugar crystals are larger and best for this). Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes. Cool before devouring....YUM!

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes

 

 

 

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