Recipe – Ginger Molasses Sugar Cookies

Add this soft treat to your baking list.ginger-molasses-cookies

4½ cups flour
4 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons baking soda
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 eggs, room temperature
white granulated sugar for rolling
1 teaspoon cloves
¼ teaspoon salt
3 sticks of butter, room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar
½ cup molasses

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, salt and baking soda. Set aside. In a large bowl, or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy (about 5 minutes). Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Beat in molasses. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the dry mixture slowly. Make 2 inch round balls, roll in sugar and bake for 12-14 minutes.

Recipe was submitted by Linda H. from our “Cooking It Up with CNB” recipe contest.

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