Surprise! No molasses.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon and salt and set aside.
In large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in eggs. Beat in lemon zest. Gradually blend in dry ingredients.
Roll out dough on floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out cookies using a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly colored. Cool on wire racks.