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Sparkling Gingersnaps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margie (Rupp) Klingele
Added: Saturday, March 4, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1/4 cup light molasses
2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
extra sugar for coating cookies
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. each salt, ginger, allspice

Directions:
Directions:
Beat together sugar, butter, shortening, egg and molasses. Add rest of ingredients all at once, mixing well. Make 1-inch balls, roll each into sugar and place 2 1/2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool briefly - lift onto rack to cool. Store in jar with loose cover.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Grandma Kay Rupp. Our daughter, Linda Miles, makes them regularly for her family. These cookies are crisp on the edges and chewy in the middle.

 

 

 

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