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Gingersnaps Recipe

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This recipe for Gingersnaps, by , is from Phyllis Giles Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Phyllis Giles
Added: Wednesday, December 17, 2008


3/4 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 c. molasses
2 1/4 c. flour
2 t. soda
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. ginger
1/2 t. cloves
1/4 t. salt
granulated sugar

Mix thoroughly shortening, brown sugar, egg and molasses. Blend in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Cover and chill 1 hour. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Shape dough into little balls and roll in sugar. Place on cookie sheet 2 inches apart and press with thumb. Bake 10-12 minutes or just until set.




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