Ginger Cookies

Author: Canadian Living

These delicious cookies win on all counts — quick to make, nutritious and economical.

  • Portion size 40 servings


  • 1/4 cup lard
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar


In small saucepan, melt lard with sugar and molasses over low heat. Let cool.

In large bowl, stir together flour, ginger, soda, cloves, cinnamon and salt. Stir in molasses mixture and vinegar.

Drop by small spoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Let cool for 1 to 2 minutes on baking sheets, then remove cookies to racks to cool completely.

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Ginger Cookies