After School Ginger Snaps

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By E R
from Anywhere, AL

Here's a cookie you will really love. They're habit forming!

serves 6 dozen
prep time 1 Hr 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cream together butter, sugars, molasses and egg in a mixing bowl. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2
    Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.
  • 3
    Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375º for 5 to 6 minutes or until set--do not overbake. Remove from pans to cool on wire racks.
  • 4
    May dust tops of cookies with powdered sugar.
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