Friday, March 26, 2010

Soft Ginger Cookies

1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups molasses
2 T vinegar (cider)

Cream shortening and sugar, add other ingredients and mix to combine.

4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 T ginger powder
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
7 cups flour

Combine all dry ingredients.

Start to incorporate dry ingredients into wet. Have 1 cup boiling water on hand and add as necessary. When dough is right, drop by spoonfuls on baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.

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