Basic Ginger Cookie Dough Basic Ginger Cookie Dough

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Use this classic ginger cookie dough to create four deliciously different ginger cookies.

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2013


  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup fancy molasses
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 ground cloves
  • pinch salt


In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg and molasses. Whisk together flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; stir into butter mixture until combined.

Bake according to directions in the following recipes:
Chewy Ginger Sparkles
Double-Ginger Apricot Drops,
Chocolate Fauxclairs
White Chocolate Ginger Buttons.
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Basic Ginger Cookie Dough