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

Cream:
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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