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cardamom snaps

(6 ratings)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

A variation on gingersnaps.

(6 ratings)
yield 48 cookies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cardamom snaps

  • 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
  • 1 lg
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar

How To Make cardamom snaps

  • 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.

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