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Marcia Gonda's Famous Ginger Cookies

This fabulously chewy ginger cookie is a favorite of Marcia's family and all of their friends!

Prep time:

10 minutes

Cook time:

10 minutes




Step 0. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.


Step 1.  Make the dough

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. Mix in the butter, eggs sugar and molasses.

If the dough is still to sticky to roll into balls, add more flour.


2. Roll 

Roll the dough into 3/4 inch balls.

Place 1/2 cup of sugar in a little dish.

Drop each ball into the sugar and shake to coat.

Place dough balls 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet.


Step 3. Bake

Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

Do not over bake.

Let stand on sheet until set enough to move to a wire rack to cool. 


Store cookies in an airtight container.