Meehan Family Christmastime Gingersnaps

Meehan Family Christmastime Gingersnaps Recipe

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alice coffield

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@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
30+
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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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

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sift together all dry ingredients.
  • 2Cream 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.
  • 3Slowly add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients.
    Refrigerate overnight.
  • 4Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 5Make 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.
  • 6Place 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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About Meehan Family Christmastime Gingersnaps

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #gingersnaps




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