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    Gingersnaps

    Gingersnaps. Photo by Toadflax

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

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    35 mins

    Toadflax's Note:

    I have made these for years; for awhile I sold baking to earn a little money. People loved these and thought I had some secret recipe - in truth this recipe is in several cookbooks that I own. I didn't see it posted here and hope it isn't a duplication.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream margarine and sugar.
    2. 2
      Add egg, beat thoroughly.
    3. 3
      Add molasses and blend.
    4. 4
      In another bowl mix dry ingredients, then add to wet ingredients. Mix to combine.
    5. 5
      Roll into small balls (3/4" - 1").
    6. 6
      Coat balls in sugar, place on cookie sheet 2 inches apart, bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes.
    7. 7
      Yield is approximate, depending on size. Time to make about 10 minutes to prepare dough, and I estimated 10 minutes to roll into balls and coat with sugar.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 12, 2007

      55

      I was looking for a gingersnap recipe that would taste like the cookies I used to get as a kid with my school lunch. Not exactly the same, but tasty nonetheless! I did find that the dough needs to be chilled before forming balls, had a heck of time with the first batch, refrigerated for about 30 minutes and went back and completed the next three with no stickiness. My first batch was devoured by me 3 kids before I even put the second batch in! Did some without rolling in sugar and some with... we prefer it with.

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    • on September 28, 2006

      55

      Excellent! These are great tasting gingersnaps. Made as posted and wouldn't change a thing. Definitely a keeper. Thank you for posting.

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    • on November 05, 2005

      55

      Yum!! These were a light crunchy cookie. Due to the high content of sugar in the cookie I didn't roll them in extra before baking and I substituted Golden Syrup for the Molasses. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Gingersnaps

    Serving Size: 1 (871 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 60.3
     
    Calories from Fat 21
    35%
    Total Fat 2.4 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.4 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 3.5 mg
    1%
    Sodium 89.7 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.3 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    23%
    Protein 0.5 g
    1%

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