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Ginger Spice Cookies

Makes 20 cookies


¾ cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 large egg

¼ cup molasses

2-¼ cups flour

2 tsp. Ground ginger

1 tsp. Baking soda

¾ tsp. Ground cinnamon

½ tsp. Ground cloves

¼ tsp. Salt

Additional sugar


In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg and molasses. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to the butter mixture and stir well.

Roll into 1-½-inch balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 inch apart on a greased baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes at 350° until lightly browned and crackled. Place cookies on wire racks to cool.

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