"There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will."--Robert Frost

Soft Gingersnaps Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


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

Pat Adamo
Added: Saturday, October 24, 2009


1 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes) softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup Molasses
4 1/2 cups flour
3 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
Additional sugar

In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle. Roll into 1 inch balls, roll in sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheet, 2" apart. Press lightly with a fork. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes, or until puffy and lightly browned.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!