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Chewy Ginger Cookies

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Servings 3 dozen
Dessert
Canadian

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour (9 oz/255 g)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt or 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • Coarse sugar for rolling (or more granulated sugar)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.  In standing mixer, beat butter, sugar and molasses until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.  Beat in egg.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices.  With mixer speed on low, add to butter mixture and beat to combine.  Chill dough for 1 hour.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and then roll in sugar.  Bake 2" apart on parchment-lined baking sheets for about 8 minutes, until golden and crinkled.