4.24.2008

If You Give Elise A Ginger Cookie

.: How To Make Them:.
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Makes 2 dozens



.:How To Eat Them:.


1. Bite


2. Chew


3: Repeat


-You may employ the use of a glass of milk, if you so desire.


- Nibble your way into true bliss.


-Reach the last bite?


- Do not panic. Finish off your milk...


-...and make some more!!

.:Enjoy:.


3 comments:

Dear Lovey Heart said...

so cute flipe socute

Aubrey said...

Elise that was so cute, it made me smile! I really needed that today, thanks sister!

P.S. Mail me a box of those coooooooooooookies!

Noelle said...

i really am looking for a wonderful ginger cookie. can't wait to try these. i love your pictures. they make me want to make them all the more. i am seriously jealous 'watching' you eat them.