meehan family christmastime gingersnaps

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By alice coffield
from columbus, OH

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.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 30+
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For meehan family christmastime gingersnaps

  • 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

How To Make meehan family christmastime gingersnaps

  • 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.

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