Cookies, Civil War Ginger Spice

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Makes 8 dozen Makes a cake type cookie, very good  
Source
 
Source Description
 
Last Modified
2011-02-26  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
1/4 t
salt

1 1/2 c
molasses

2 t
ginger, powdered

1 c
butter

1 t
cinnamon

2 ea
egg white

1 t
nutmeg

1/2 c
hot water

5 c
flour

2 t
baking soda


Directions
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cream butter, molasses, and sugar.  Add eggs and beat.
Combine soda, salt, and spices in hot water.  Stir into batter, add flour.
Drop by tsp full on ungreased sheet.  Sprinkle with sugar.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes.