Mom’s Ginger Cookies

My favorite ginger molasses cookie from Mom. Christmas is not complete without them.

Ginger Cookies








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Dry Ingredients:
4 cups flour
2 cups sugar
4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons (or more) ground ginger (I like 3 tablespoons myself)
1 tablespoon cinnamon

Wet Ingredients:
1 1/3 cups vegetable oil
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix dry ingredients together well in a large bowl.
  3. Mix wet ingredients together separately.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Form dough into balls about 1 inch diameter.
  6. Roll balls in sugar and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 13 minutes for chewy for 15 minutes for crispy cookies.
  8. Remove from oven and cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing to paper towels to completely cool.
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