Chewy Ginger Cookies Recipe

These chewy ginger cookies are very soft and delicately flavored.

This recipe makes about 4 to 4½ dozen cookies.


¾ cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
¼ cup molasses
2 tsp. baking soda
2 cups flour
½ tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cloves
½ tsp. salt
extra sugar for coating

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Cream the butter and the sugar.
Add the egg and stir in the molasses.
Combine the baking soda, flour, spices and salt in a separate bowl.
Combine the wet and dry mixtures.
Shape into small (2 cm diameter) balls and roll in granulated sugar.
Place on greased cookie sheet. Do not flatten balls.
Bake for about 11 minutes.

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