Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Auntie Linda's Ginger Gems

Auntie Linda's Ginger Gems

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From the kitchen of Bryan Phillips

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
10-12 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


3/4 cup butter, margarine can be used
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1 cup raisins, washed


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

  2. Cream together butter and sugar and then add molasses and egg.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients and then add to creamed mixture. Blend well. Stir in raisins. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and then roll in granulated white sugar.

  4. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.


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