• Joy’s Smooth Ginger Cookies

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    Servings: 4-6
    by Joyce Yap
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    This recipe will take 15 minutes of preparation, 12 minutes cooking time and ready to serve in 30 minutes. Ingredients:


    • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • Pinch of ground cinnamon
    • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ cup margarine, melted
    • ½ cup refined white sugar
    • 1 egg
    • ½ tablespoon water
    • ½ cup molasses
    • 1 tablespoon refined white sugar


    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F or 175 degrees C. Sift the first six ingredients and set aside.
    2. Cream together the margarine and 1 cup refined white sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
    3. In a separate container beat the egg with the water and molasses. Stir the sifted dry ingredients slowly into the molasses mixture. Make dough formed into small round size; roll them in 1 tablespoon white sugar.
    4. In an ungreased cookie sheet, put the shaped cookies at least 2 inches apart and lay them slightly flattened.
    5. Place the cookies on baking sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven.
    6. Before removing from baking sheet be sure to let the cookies cool for about 5 minutes to a wire rack.
    7. Keep cookies in an airtight container.

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