Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

Soft Ginger Cookies picture




 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg1 , beaten slightly
 Molasses4 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking soda2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1062 Calories from Fat 475

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.7%

Saturated Fat 13.5 g67.3%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 70.5 mg

Sodium 1264.8 mg52.7%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%

Sugars 70.7 g

Protein 11 g21.6%

Vitamin A 1.7% Vitamin C 0.18%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 26%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and molasses and mix well. Combine dry ingredients and add, blending well. Drop from teaspoon on greased cookie sheet; bake 6 to 9 minutes. Cookies should be soft, so avoid over-cooking them and allowing them to dry out.