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Katie Russos - Beatrice Ojakanga's Grandma's Ginger Crinke Cookies

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Beatrice Ojakanga’s Grandma’s Ginger Crinkle Cookies

2 1/4 c - All purpose flour

1/2 c - Candied(or un-candied) ginger

2 tsp - Baking soda

1 tsp - Ground cinnamon

1 tsp - Ground ginger

1/2 tsp - Ground clove

3/4 c - Butter or margarine (room temp)

1 c - Brown sugar (packed)

1/4 c - Molasses (dark or light)

1 - Egg (large)

3/4 c - Granulated sugar


  1. Preheat over to 350
  2. Cut candied ginger into bite size pieces
  3. Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves together. Once mixed, add candied ginger and mix until it is all coated and there are no clumps.
  4. Beat room temperature butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until pale. Beat in molasses and egg (mixture will look curdled).
  5. Gradually beat in flour mixture into wet ingredients until blended.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  7. Put granulated sugar in a small bowl. Shape tablespoons (or cookie dough scoop) of dough into 1 1/4 inch balls and roll in sugar. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and make sure they’re about an 1 1/2 apart from on another.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes-12 minutes until tops crack, but cookies are still soft to the touch.
  9. Remove to wire rack and let completely cool.
  10. ENJOY!


Makes 54 cookies.

Per Cookie:

Calories - 73

Protein - 1

Carbs - 12

Fat - 3


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