Sunday, November 11, 2012

Ginger Cream Cookies

These yummy cookies are comfort food for my daughter Emily.  
I believe she likes the process of making them as much as she does eating and sharing them.  She makes them often and we all enjoy the results!

Ginger Cream Cookies

3/4 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter

Add and continue to cream:
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses

Add & mix:
4 cups flour
2 Tablespoon of ginger, powdered
4 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt

Roll into balls. Roll in sugar if desired.
Bake @ 350° for 9-11 minutes.
Use silpat or parchment paper to line cookie sheet.
Cool on wire rack. Store in cookie jar.

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