Ginger Snap Cookies

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Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Ginger Snaps are one of my husband's favorite cookies. This is an easy recipe for making them at home. Makes the house smell good as they bake.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
makes 4 1/2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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3/4 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1/4 c
dark molasses
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
ginger
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon

How to Make Ginger Snap Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and molasses, beat until well mixed.
  • 2Combine flour, ginger, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, mix well. Add about 1/4 of the dry ingredients at a time, mixing until smooth after each addition.
  • 3Shape dough into 1 inch balls and roll in sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten slightly with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.

    Bake at 350 for about 12 minutes.
    Overcooking will result in unpleasant taste.

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About Ginger Snap Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #gingersnaps




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