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Gingerbread Cookies

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Ingredients

¾ cup butter

1 cup sugar

¼ cup molasses

1 egg

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced

1 tablespoon candied ginger, minced

2¼ cup all purpose flour

1½ teaspoons baking soda

½ teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

¼ teaspoon cloves

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

1 tablespoon ground ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients.
  3. Combine the egg with the molasses and the fresh and candied ginger.
  4. In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  5. Scrape the bowl with a rubber spatula then add the egg mixture. Mix until incorporated and then scrape sides of the bowl again.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and mix until fully incorporated.
  7. Scoop the dough onto a parchment lined sheet pan and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
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