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Rolled Soft Ginger Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Dark molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour, measure and resift 3 times with soda, ginger and salt.
Cream butter, add sugar gradually and beat until light and fluffy.
Add egg and molasses, beat well.
Add milk and flour mixture in 2 or 3 portions beginning and ending with flour and beating until smooth and well blended after each addition.
Wrap in waxed paper and chill several hours or overnight.
Divide in 3 portions and roll out on lightly floured board to about 14-inch thickness.
Cut with 2-inch cookie cutter and place on greased baking sheet.
Bake in a moderate oven (375° F.) for 10 to 12 minutes.
Cool on cake racks.
Makes 4 dozen 2" cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Ginger

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