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Ginger Snaps Recipe

Ginger snaps are perfect for the holidays, This is a very old recipe, handed down from generation to generation.

Yield: about 4 dozen


Ginger Snaps Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup shortening

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup molasses

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 cups flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ginger

  • 2-3 tablespoons granulated sugar


How to make Gingerbread Cookies:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Cream together shortening and sugar.

  3. Add molasses and beaten egg. Beat well.

  4. Sift together remaining dry ingredients, except granulated sugar..

  5. Slowly mix dry ingredients into creamed mixture.

  6. Roll  dough into 1/2" balls and dip into granulated sugar.

  7. Place balls 2" apart on a greased cookie sheet.

  8. Bake for 10-15  minutes.






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