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Best-ever Ginger Snaps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gus Bagley
Added: Thursday, August 10, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c sugar
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t salt
1 t soda
1 t ground cinnamon
1 t ground ginger
1/2 t ground cloves
3/4 c shortening
1/4 c molasses
1 egg slightly beaten
sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1 c sugar wih flour, soda, salt and spices. Stir slightly. Cut in shortening to resemble coarse crumbs. Stir in molasses and egg. Shape dough into 1" balls and roll in sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10 min. Remove from baking sheets. Cookies will firm as they cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Approx. 4 doz cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A favorite of my grandsons.

 

 

 

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