I got the taste but not the colour ha...ha may be my ginger spices was not dark enough, anyway this ginger spice cookies got just the right balance of
spices — ginger, cinnamon, and cloves, a
wonderfully buttery crisp texture. A keeper....recipe.
Ginger Spice Cookies
3/4 cup butter,
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 teaspoons ground
1 teaspoon baking
3/4 teaspoon ground
1/2 teaspoon ground
1/4 teaspoon salt
In a large bowl,
cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses.
Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually
add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Roll into 1-1/2-in.
balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake
at 350° until puffy and lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to
cool. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
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