Amish Ginger Cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • extra granulated sugar
  • Directions

    Preheat oven to 350°. In mixing bowl, beat together butter and 1 cup sugar until creamy. Add egg and molasses; beat until combined. Add remaining ingredients and mix until well combined. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the extra granulated sugar. Place balls on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 5 – 7 minutes until barely turning brown. Allow to cool for 1 minute on baking sheet and then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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