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Ginger Snaps Recipe

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C Shortening
C Sugar
C Molasses
1 Egg
2 C Sifted Flour
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1⅓ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. Ginger
tsp Salt
⅛ tsp. Ground Cloves (Add a dash more for a bit more flavor)

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add molasses and egg, mix well. Sift in remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Place in freezer for 1 hour or chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.

Form into balls and roll in sugar.

Bake for 10 minutes at 375 F.




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