Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Ginger Crinkles

Ginger Crinkles

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
12-14 minutes
3 1/2 dozen
Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


1 cup (250 ml) butter or margarine, softened at room temperature
1 1/2 cups (375 ml) granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 tablespoons (30 ml) dark corn syrup
1/2 cup (125 ml) mild molasses
3 cups (750) ml) all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons (10 ml) ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
1/4 cup (50 ml) granulated sugar for coating


  1. Turn the oven on to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius).

  2. Put the first 5 ingredients into a bowl. Beat on low speed until smooth.

  3. Scrape the batter off beaters into the bowl using a rubber spatula.

  4. Add the next 5 ingredients, stir with a spoon until moistened.

  5. Roll into 1 1/2 inch (3.5 cm) balls.

  6. Put the remaining sugar into a small bowl.

  7. Roll the balls 1 at a time in the sugar to coat them.

  8. Arrange the balls on the ungreased cookie sheets 2 inches (5 cm) apart.

  9. Bake on the center rack in the oven for 12 to 14 minutes.

  10. Let stand for about 2 minutes before removing the cookies to waxed paper lined on the counter.

  11. Cool completely.

  12. Store in a container with a lid.


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julydani says:

i loved ther cookies

12/22/2012 5:30:28 PM

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