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the BEST homemade ginger cookies

easy Ginger Cookies

These ginger cookies are soft, full of flavor and don't require molasses. Quick, easy, and soon to be a family favorite!
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CourseDessert
CuisineAmerican
Keywordcookies, ginger
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings24 cookies
Calories141kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Sift flour,  spices, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Cream together the butter and sugars, beat in the egg.
  • Gradually stir in the flour mixture into the sugar mixture. Stir well.
  • Gently form 1 inch balls from the dough and roll them in sugar, if desired. 
  • Put them on a ungreased cookie sheet and press down gently. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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Nutrition

Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg