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Big Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Missy Lusk

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
3/4 cup butter softened
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
1 cup 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.

 

 

 

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