First Ginger Molasses Cookies

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Title: First Ginger Molasses Cookies
Yield: 72 Servings
Categories: Cookies, Desserts

Ingredients:

30 Min - Work Time
1 Hr + chilling - Total Time
2 1/2 c Flour
2 ts Ground ginger
1 ts Cinnamon
2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
12 tb Unsalted Butter (marg/short)
At room temp
1 c Brown sugar
1 Egg
1/3 c Molasses
Sugar for rolling


Combine flour, spices, soda, & salt. With an electric mixer at medium-low
speed, beat butter & sugar, until light & fluffy. Beat in egg & molasses.
Reduce speed to low, & gradually add flour mixture until just mixed. Chill
until firm, about 1 hour. Heat oven to 350~. Shape dough into approximately
1" balls, roll in sugar, & place about 2 " apart on a baking sheet. Bake
until the edges begin to brown, about 15 min. Cool on baking sheet 2 min,
then move to wire racks. Cool completely.

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