Giant Ginger Cookies


submitted by PavyOday {1 Recipe}

  • Prep Time:
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    10 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    25 Mins
  • Level:
Giant Ginger Cookies

Makes: 24 cookies

Description: These are chewy and delicious and they are giant in both size and flavor. Easy to make too :)

2 1/4 cups  all purpose flour
2 tsps  ground ginger
1 tsp  baking soda
3/4 tsp  ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp  ground cloves
1/8 tsp  teaspoon salt
3/4 cup  butter
1 cup  sugar
1  egg
1/4 cup  molasses
2 tbsp  coarse or regular sugar

Instructions: 1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon,
cloves, and salt; set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on low speed
for 30 seconds. Gradually add the 1 cup sugar; beat until fluffy. Add the
egg and molasses; beat well. Stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture.

3. Shape dough into 1 1/2 inch balls (1 heaping tablespoon dough each).
Roll balls in 2 tablespoons of sugar and place on ungreased cookie
sheets about 2 1/2 inches apart.

4. Bake in a 350F oven about 10 minutes or until light brown, but still
puffed. (Do not over bake.) Let stand on cookie sheets for 2 minutes;
transfer to a wire rack and let cool.

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