Ready in 45 minutes
"Excellent recipe! Makes delicious gooey cookies. They are especially great right out of the oven with a glass of milk! I have made these for my grandparents, aunt and uncle, and all my teachers! They all loved them. Thank you for this fabulous recipe!"- seaturtles33
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses.
Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar.
Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten slightly.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
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heleenventer 8 months agoGreat recipe! Easy to make. Came out crunchy with a chewy centre. If you want a spicier cookie I recommend double or even tripling the spices. I doubled and still feel it needs more.
Sarah242013 10 months agoLove this recipe, turned out great. Defiantly will be making again and doubling the recipe.
asmaabuabdullah 10 months agoMy favorite cookies <3 I always add one more tsp of ginger and cinnamon. But i omit the cloves.
seaturtles33 1 year agoExcellent recipe! Makes delicious gooey cookies. They are especially great right out of the oven with a glass of milk! I have made these for my grandparents, aunt and uncle, and all my teachers! They all loved them. Thank you for this fabulous recipe!
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herd 1 year agoThe recipy is simple to make,and like my grandma cooking 123 done. I really like it it reminds me of swepps ginger ale.
erikwalker 1 year agoHighly recommend doubling the spices!
jfitch 1 year agoThese are nice soft cookies. Definitely a repeat.
Jessielee72391 1 year agoAmazing cookies! I love soft ginger cookies. I wouldn't change anything in this recipe!
mmenezes 2 years agoThese are delicious! I will use this recipe again for sure. I didn't have cinnamon the first time but they still turned out great.
KateN71 2 years agoYum - heaps of flavor, nice crunch on outside and soft cake like inside. Easy to make.. Will be making these again!
jfitch 2 years agoCookies are delicious. Will definitely make them again.
Lowfloor 3 years agoIncredible easy recipe and the flavor wow. I added a little pure vanilla to give it some zing
kittytatt 3 years agoOne of my most favorite ginger cookie recipies and makes home even more relaxing with the smell calling out to the family :)
Jessicalee4 3 years agoAmazing!!
Madelinegarbutt 3 years agoVery soft and chewy! Flavour in the smallest of crumbs! : )
Wolfden13 4 years agoExcelent. Recipe, I have made these cookies many times and they are favourites for my daughter and I.
2beinsnow 5 years agoWow these were really good and very easy to make. My 3 year old son helped me and he had a good time. I have to say these are the first cookies I have ever made that turned out so pretty I wanted to take a picture of them.
dawnrw 5 years ago[I posted this recipe.]