Grandma's Soft Ginger Cookies

Grandma's Soft Ginger Cookies

These are a softer cookie rather than a snap cookie. I love these, they are one of the first cookies I made. Thanks for the recipe grandma!
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  • Serves: 46 persons



  1. Step 1

    Whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Beat brown sugar and butter in a separate bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Mix in molasses, egg, and candied ginger. Gradually mix in dry ingredients until combined. Chill dough in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Step 3

    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.
  4. Step 4

    Roll chilled dough into 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch balls. Dip balls in white sugar to coat and place on the prepared cookie sheet.
  5. Step 5

    Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet briefly before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.