Ginger Blossom Cookies

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes

    25

Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

They look like pretty brown flowers with creamy almonds making centers

Ingredients

  • ¾ c. shortening
  • 1 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ¼ c. light molasses
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • c. sifted flour
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 25 blanched almonds

Method

  • Cream shortening and sugar; add molasses and egg; blend well.
  • Sift dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture; mix well.
  • Roll into balls about 1½" in diameter; place 2½" apart on greased baking sheet. Flatten slightly; press almond in center of each.
  • Bake in moderate oven (350°) 12 to 15 minutes. Remove cookies and cool on racks.