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Ginger Snaps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Helen Burton-McCarthy
Added: Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. butter
1 1/4 c. granulated sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. molasses
2 eggs
1/4 c. cold water
1 tsp. vanilla
4 c. all purpose flour
2 tsp. ginger
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugars. Beat in molasses, eggs, water and vanilla. Sift flour with ginger, baking powder, soda and salt. Blend well. Chill dough. Roll in small balls place on greased cookie sheets, and flatten (with fork dipped in saucer of flour) Bake in 350 F oven about 8 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes about 11 dozen (recipe may be halved)

 

 

 

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