Cardamom Snaps Recipe

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Cardamom Snaps

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

A variation on gingersnaps.


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Serves:

48 cookies

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
vegetable shortening
1 c
light brown sugar, packed
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
ground cardamom
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 c
molasses
1 large
egg
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
granulated sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375F.
2
In a mixing bowl beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, 1-1/2 teaspoons of the cardamom, and the cinnamon. Beat on medium to high speed until combined.
3
Beat in molasses and egg. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in remaining flour.
4
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in mixture of granulated sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cardamom to coat. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
5
Bake about 10 minutes or until edges are set and tops are slightly cracked.
6
Cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Scandinavian