Jeanne's Ramblings

Giant Ginger Cookies

This is one of my FAVORITE Cookie Recipes!

Giant Ginger Cookies

4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups shortening
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
3/4 cup coarse sugar or granulated sugar

1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt; set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl beat shortening with an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds to soften. Gradually add the 2 cups granulated sugar. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and molasses. Beat in as much of the flour mixture as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour mixture.

3. Shape dough into 2-inch balls using 1/4 cup dough. Roll balls in the 3/4 cup coarse or granulated sugar. Place about 2-1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

4. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are light brown and puffed. (Do not overbake or cookies will not be chewy.) Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Makes twenty-five (25) 4-inch cookies.

ENJOY! This recipe is from The Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook

July 8, 2008 Posted by | Food | , | Leave a comment

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October 24, 2007 Posted by | Food, FREE | , | Leave a comment

Halloween Recipe~Mud Sodas & FREE Templates

Doesn’t this sound good– From Pillsbury

Mud Sodas

Prep Time: 10 min ; Start to Finish: 10 min

Makes: 8 servings (1 cup each) Nutrition Information

Kids love mud! Make it edible with a silly party drink that’s

a snap to prepare, even for a large group.

4 cups chocolate milk, chilled
4 cups root beer, chilled
1 pint (2 cups) chocolate ice cream

1 . In each of 8 tall glasses, place 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup root beer; stir to mix.
2 . Top each serving with 1/4 cup ice cream.

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October 17, 2007 Posted by | Food, FREE, halloween | | Leave a comment