Perfect Ginger Cookies

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Total Time
10 mins
12 mins

These are great. Besides almonds, ginger is my favorite flavor, both in asian cooking and COOKIES! Hope you like these!

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  1. Set the oven at 350°.
  2. Have 2 baking sheets on hand.
  3. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, ground ginger, and cinnamon.
  4. In an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the egg, followed by the molasses.
  6. With the mixer set on its lowest speed, beat in the flour mixture followed by the crystallized ginger.
  7. Roll the batter in your hands into 1-inch balls, then roll them in the sugar mixture.
  8. Set them on the ungreased baking sheets.
  9. Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes or until they are crisp on the outside but a little soft on top.
  10. Cool the cookies on wire racks.
  11. Store in an airtight container.