Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Gingersnaps- Verne's grandma's recipe!

3/4 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1/4 c. molasses
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. cloves
3/4 tsp. ginger

Combine shortening, sugar, eggs, and molasses. Mix well. Combine dry ingredients, stir well. Add to wet ingredients, and mix until all ingredients are combined. Shape dough into 48 balls; roll in sugar. Place cookies 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet, and bake in a 375 F preheated oven for 7-9 minutes. remove to cooling racks. Store in an airtight container.

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