Monday, June 24, 2013

#2808 - Honey Ginger Cookies

(by Shirley McNevich)

2 cups flour
1 TBSP ground ginger (less if you wish)
2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
1 cup Crisco shortening
1/4 cup softened butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
2 tsp. vanilla

In a mixer add shortening and butter--beat. Add 1 cup of the white sugar and egg--beat. Add vanilla, salt, ground cloves, baking soda and ginger--beat. Add honey--beat. Slowly add flour--beat. Place the remaining 1/2 cup white sugar in a bowl--shape the batter into 1" balls. Roll each dough ball in the white sugar and place them on to greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Let cookies stand on cookie sheets for 5 minutes before removing.

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