Ginger Snaps

Deb Justus

By
@AHappyCooker

This has been in our family for over 60 years. One of our "go to" cookies! I've added a some chopped crystalized ginger to the topping for a little twist.


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Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
3/4 c
shortenting
1
egg
4 Tbsp
molasses
2 cup c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar and shortening, add the egg and molasses.
2
Combine flour, soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Add to wet mixture and mix gently.
3
Chill in refrigerator for 1/2 hour. Take batter and roll into 1 inch balls. Dip balls in sugar before baking. I added a little chopped crystalized ginger to the sugar for a little extra ginger flavor.
4
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Ginger