Gingersnap Gems

Annacia *

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@Annacia

I think that these are just about the ultimate ginger cookies. If you don't over bake them they will maintain a softness that is so toothsome. Warning! These cookies are telepathic and will call to you from the cookie jar to come and get them.


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Serves:

makes about 45 cookies

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar (or splenda)
3/4 c
shortening
1/4 c
molasses
1
egg
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt. Set aside.
2
In a large mixing bowl, beat the 1 cup sugar and shortening with an electric mixer till well combined. Beat in molasses; beat in the egg.

Add the flour mixture and beat till combined.
3
Shape the dough into 1-inch balls.

Roll balls in sugar and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
4
Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till edges are set and tops are crackled.

Cool on a cookie sheet for 1 minute.

Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes about 45 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy