Introduction: Old Time Gingersnaps

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These gingersnap molasses cookies, are a classic dessert, or snack you can take anywhere for EVERYONE to enjoy. They are easy enough to make, and are created using basic household ingredients.

Step 1: Ingredients:

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*half recipe if you want to make about 1-2 dozen, full recipe makes about 5 dozen*

~¾ cup butter

~2 cups white sugar

~2 egg, well beaten

~½ cup molasses

~2 tsp. white molasses

~3 ¾ cups of flour

~1 ½ tsp. baking soda

~2-3 tsp ground ginger

~½ tsp ground cloves

~½ tsp cinnamon

Step 2:

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Preheat oven to 325℉.

Step 3:

Grease cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray, or use parchment paper.

Step 4:

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Thoroughly mix ingredients in order given: Beat butter, sugar and eggs together, than beat in cold molasses, and vinegar.

Step 5:

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In separate bowl, combine together flour, baking soda, ground ginger, ground cloves, and cinnamon.

Step 6:

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Sift dry ingredients slowly into moist ingredients and mix with a wooden.

Step 7:

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Roll into 1” balls, and place on cookie sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the bottom of cookies are golden brown. Optional: With a fork, you can press the fork into the cookie dough ball to create a cross like design.

Step 8:

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To keep cookies fresh store in a tin box.


Swansong (author)2017-02-23

Yum! I love gingersnaps :)

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