Soft Gingersnaps

Soft Gingersnaps

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Cindy Seago


We had these at a family gathering , a member of my sister-in-laws family brought them to the gathering. They are so moist and flavorful we couldn't stop eating them.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min


  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1
    egg beaten
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • ·
    extra sugar for rolling cookies in

How to Make Soft Gingersnaps


  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Add molasses and egg. Beat well. Sift together dry ingredients , an add to wet ingredients mixing well after each addition.Roll into small balls then roll in extra sugar.
  2. Place 2" apart on cookie sheet that has been sprayed with Pam. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes . Remove to cooling rack and let cool for 10 minutes . Eat and enjoy!!

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About Soft Gingersnaps

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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