Eggless Ginger Cookies

A great eggless recipe.

Original recipe makes 2 dozen


1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
1 cup dark molasses
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening until smooth. Stir in the molasses. Combine the baking soda, ginger,cinnamon and 3 3/4 cups of the flour; blend into the molasses mixture. Add more flour if necessary to make dough stiff enough to roll out. Use remaining flour to dust rolling surface. Roll dough out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters.
  3. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes in the preheated oven. remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.


Calories: 447 kcal
Carbohydrates: 69.1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 17.5 g
Fiber: 1.2 g
Protein: 4.3 g
Sodium: 221 mg