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Ginger Creams Recipe

Makes 6 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

  • 4 1/4 cups all purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp soda
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • Creamy vanilla or orange frosting


Instructions:

Ginger Creams Recipe 1. Sift together dry ingredients.
2. Cream butter.
3. Gradually add sugar, creaming well.
4. Blend in unbeaten egg; beat well.
5. Add the dry ingredients alternately with 1 cup molasses and 2/3 cup hot water.
6. Blend thoroughly after each addition.
7. Chill dough 30 to 60 minutes.
8. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets.
9. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 9 to 12 minutes.
10. Cool 1 minute.
11. Remove from sheet.
12. Frost with Creamy Vanilla or Orange Frosting.



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Main Ingredient:Herb and Spice / Ginger
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Easy

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