What's On The Table? ... Old Fashioned Ginger Snaps

Level Intermediate * Prep Time 20 Minutes * Servings 2 dozen cookies

About this Recipe

There is something about the smell of warm spices that conjour the holiday spirit. I have been baking these cookies and sharing them with family and friends for years, making this old family favourite my most requested recipe to share. Be sure to double the batch because once you and yours taste these there will be requests for more.





3/4 cup Shortening

1 cup Sugar

Add in  and mix well - 

1/4 cup Molassas

1 Egg beaten


2 cups Flour

1/4 teaspoon Salt

2 teaspoons Baking Soda

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Ground Clove

1 teaspoon Ginger

Add sifted dry ingredients into wet mix and incorporate well.

Form dough into 1" balls.

Roll raw cookies in sugar.

Place on a greased  or parchment lined cookie sheet 2 " apart.

Bake 375 degree preheated oven for 13 - 15  minutes. 


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