Ginger Molasses Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, a great recipe for some soft, spicy cookies. Ginger Molasses Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen cookies

Wet ingredients: 1 cups sugar 3/4 cups (1.5 sticks) unsalted butter 1/4 cup molasses 1 eggs

Dry ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 t. baking soda 1/4 to 1/2 t. salt 11/4 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. ginger 1/8 t. nutmeg

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In large mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy.  Add molasses and eggs; beat well.

Whisk dry ingredients in separate bowl to combine.  Add flour mixture to butter mixture in two batches. Mix well until incorporated.

Form dough into walnut-sized balls (or use a small cookie scooper) and arrange onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper or silpat.

Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool on wire racks.

Ginger Molasses Cookies