Ginger Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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A tender ginger cookie that is easy to roll out at any time of year. They're special for Christmas as well.
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger
  • ½ cup ready-made coffee
  • 2 tsp. soda, dissolved in coffee
  • Flour enough to roll out (about 4 -6 cups)
  1. Cream shortening and sugar
  2. Add molasses
  3. Alternately add coffee (with dissolved soda) and flour
  4. Roll out to medium thickness and cut into desired shapes.
  5. Bake at 350 until light brown - about 6-9 minutes.
  6. Don't bake too long or they will not be soft.
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