Lynda's Christmas Ginger snaps

Lynda England

By
@lucylynn47

These are a family favorite that my mother said came from Germany and always made at christmas time


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
flour
1 c
packed brown sugar
3/4 c
shortening
1/4 c
dark molasses
1
egg
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 c
sugar for rolling cookie dough balls in

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a mixing bowl place 1/2 the flour. Add the brown sugar, shortening,molasses, egg, baking soda, ginger,cinnamon, and cloves. beat with mixer on medium until all ingredients combined. beat in remaining flour. I refridgerate about 30 min to chill down batter. Then I roll into balls the size of ping pong balls and then roll into granulated sugar and put on cookie sheet. I then flatten each ball with a flat bottom glass which has been coated with pam. then I sprinke with sugar before baking.
Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes.
2
these can be frosted with melted white chocolate for a christmas look and topped with colored candy sprinkles...they are very pretty....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy