Meehan Family Christmastime Gingersnaps Recipe

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Meehan Family Christmastime Gingersnaps

alice coffield

By
@amcoffield

My aunt gave this recipe to my Mom in the 40's or 50's. They were always made for the holiday season only. I remember making these with my Mom.


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Serves:

30+

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

DRY INGREDIENTS: MIX TOGETHER AND SET ASIDE

4 c
flour, sifted
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
ginger
2 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsp
cloves

LIQUID INGREDIENTS

2 stick
margarine
2
eggs
1/2 c
molasses
2 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift together all dry ingredients.
2
Cream margarine and sugar.
Add molasses and eggs and beat
until somewhat fluffy.

Hint: Lightly oil the measuring cup that you measure the molasses in - this allows it all to come easily out of the cup.
3
Slowly add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients.
Refrigerate overnight.
4
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
5
Make cinnamon sugar: 1 c. sugar plus 1 tsp. cinnamon mixed together well.
Measure chilled dough into 1 TB balls and roll in the cinnamon sugar.
6
Place on a lightly sprayed cookie sheet
Bake for 9 to 12 min. at 325 degrees.
For softer cookies - bake only 9 or 10 min.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #gingersnaps