Lynda's Christmas Ginger snaps

Lynda England


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


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30 Min
15 Min


  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • 1
  • 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

How to Make Lynda's Christmas Ginger snaps


  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....

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About Lynda's Christmas Ginger snaps

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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