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Mar 20, 2010

Soft Ginger cookies

Soft Ginger cookies 2 1/2 c. brown sugar, firmly packed 1 c. vegetable oil 1/2 c. applesauce 2 lg. eggs 4 1/2 c. flour 1 T. baking soda 2 1/2 T. ginger 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. salt In large bowl, stir together brown sugar, oil, applesauce and eggs until blended. In another bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add to first mixture and blend well. With your hands, roll dough into 2" balls, about 1/4 c. dough each) and place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350F until tops crack and cookies just begin to brown, about 10-12 min. If baking 2 sheets at a time, rotate halfway through baking. Cool on rack. Serve warm or room temperature. Store in airtight container up to 3 days. Freeze for longer storage. Makes about 30 lg. cookies.