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Soft Gingersnaps Recipe

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This recipe for Soft Gingersnaps, by , is from Prairie Life in 2009, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Sunday, June 7, 2009


1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
1/2 c. whole wheat flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ginger
1/4 tsp. salt
2 eggs (or egg substitute to equal)
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1/4 c. molasses

Combine flours, soda, spices and salt.

Combine eggs, sugars, oils and molasses and mix well. Add to dry ingredients. Mix well.

Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray.
Roll each spoonful of dough lightly in sugar before placing on sheet to bake.

Bake 350 8-10 minutes or until cookies spring back when lightly touched. This is a very sticky dough.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe Mom got form one of her friends at the hospital. She said it is really good.




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