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Gingersnaps Cookies


SERVES: 3 dozen cookies



2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ginger

1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

6 tablespoons butter (softened, plus 1 teaspoon to coat the cookie sheet)

3/4 cup sugar (plus 5 tablespoons to coat the mixture balls)

1/2 cup molasses

1 egg, beaten




In a bowl stir together the flour, salt, ginger, cinnamon, ground cloves, nutmeg, baking soda and baking powder. In a separate bowl beat the butter with sugar for about 2 minutes.


Add the molasses and egg and mix. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix well.


Place the bowl in the freezer for 1 hour or in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Heat the oven to 350F degrees. Butter the cookie sheet. Take the chilled mixture and make one inch balls.


Roll the balls in sugar to coat on all sides then place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow them to cool then serve. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

Posted by: / July 26, 2010

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