Crunchy gingersnap cookies have a lovely combination of spices and ginger to make the perfect crispy cookie. Quick and easy recipe using simple ingredients.
Libby has kindly shared another of her family cookie recipes for us all to enjoy.
If you've been looking for a good Gingersnap Cookie recipe, then look no further! These cookies are super!
There's a wonderful combination of spices and of course ginger that make up Libby's family recipe and oh yes, her family don't take long to devour the entire batch! So be sure to make plenty and enjoy!
Recipe by Libby Myrick
Approx 12 minutes
Makes 4 dozen
2 cups All purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cloves
¾ cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
1. Sift together flour, salt, soda, and spices and set aside.
2. Cream together shortening brown sugar.
Add egg and beat until fluffy. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
3. Chill dough and then roll into balls and roll in sugar.
4. Place on greased pans(use parchment paper) and bake for 12 min. at 350 F.
5. When done, place on cooling rack until cool.
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Crunchy gingersnap cookies have a lovely combination of spices and ginger to make the perfect cookie. Quick and easy recipe using simple ingredients.
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- 1 teaspoon cloves
- ¾ cup shortening
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- ¼ cup molasses
- Sift together flour, salt, soda, and spices and set aside.
- Cream together shortening brown sugar. Add egg and beat until fluffy. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
- Chill dough and then roll into balls and roll in sugar.
- Place on greased pans(use parchment paper) and bake for 12 min. at 350 F.
- Transfer to a cooling rack
Nutrition Information:Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 69Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate
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