Prep 15 m
Cook 10 m
Ready In 50 m

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

ย Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves,ย and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir inย the water and molasses. Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture. Shape dough into walnutย sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto anย ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten slightly.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes beforeย removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

They are soooooo goooooood! Enjoy!

Embrace New Life Counseling adapted this recipe from the amazing Rockwallian cook, Mrs. Christy Goodwin!