Thin and Chewy Ginger Cookies

Recipe from Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary

makes about 26 cookies

1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

1 large egg

1/4 cup molasses

2 1/4 cups flour

2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

1/4 tsp cloves

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp allspice

extra sugar for rolling


Oven to 350 . Combine all the dry ingredients and set aside. Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.


Add the egg and molasses. Add the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Scoop into walnut size balls. Roll each ball in granulated sugar.


Place on an ungreased or parchment paper lined baking sheet 2" apart. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes. Let cool slightly on baking sheet before transferring to cooing rack.


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