Soft Ginger Cookies

Soft Ginger Cookies

Morning sickness can make it difficult to muster up an appetite for just about anything. Fortunately, ginger is a natural home remedy for nausea and can actually help keep your queasiness at bay. Try whipping up a batch of these soft ginger cookies to keep on hand for when you start to feel ill or just need a snack.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup of margarine, softened
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of orange juice
  • 1/4 cup of molasses
  • 2 tablespoons of white sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl and set aside.
  3. Add margarine and sugar to a mixer and cream until light and fluffy. Mix in egg and add orange juice and molasses.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients to the mixer and stir. Place dough in freezer for 10-15 minutes to set.
  5. Place 2 tablespoons of sugar in a small bowl. Roll dough into small balls
  6. Roll each ball in sugar and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten cookies with a fork.
  7. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes and allow to cool on pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.

Recipe transcribed from: Serenity Now