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Gingersnaps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julie Withers
Added: Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. shortening (crisco)
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1/4 c. molasses
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1-1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
additional sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Beat in the egg and molasses. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.

Roll teaspoonsfuls of dough into balls. Dip one side of each ball into additional sugar; place with sugar side up on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned and tops are cracked.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3-4 dozen

 

 

 

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