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Soft Ginger Cookies

Yields1 Serving

ginger cookies

 2 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
 2 tsp ground ginger
 1 tsp baking soda
 ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
 ½ cup granulated sugar
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 egg
 ¼ cup honey
 3 tbsp granulated sugar, for rolling

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Mix together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.


In a large bowl, cream together the butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the honey. Gradually stir in the dry ingredients.


Shape dough into small balls and roll them in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar. Place the cookies 2-inches apart on parchment lined cookie sheet and flatten slightly.


Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.