Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a mixing bowl, stir together the
All-Purpose Flour (2 1/2 cups)
Baking Soda (1 tsp)
Ground Ginger (1/2 Tbsp)
Ground Cinnamon (3/4 tsp)
Ground Cloves (1/2 tsp)
, using whisk to gently mix well.
In a large mixing bowl, beat
Butter (3/4 cup)
on medium speed for 2 minutes. Beat in the
Granulated Sugar (1 cup)
Molasses (1/4 cup)
; beat well. Using a wooden spoon, stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture.
Shape dough into 1-1/2 inch balls, using about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough for each ball. Roll balls in
Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp)
Place balls about 2-1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.
Bake in a pre-heated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for about 10 minutes or until light brown and still puffed. DO NOT OVERBAKE!
Cool cookies on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
When cool, melt
White Chocolate (1 1/3 cups)
according to package directions.
Dip each cookie half-way into melted white chocolate and place back on parchment paper to dry. While the white chocolate is still “melty”, decorate with Holiday
Sprinkles (to taste)