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    Gingersnaps

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    18 mins

    10 mins

    8 mins

    Shannon1971's Note:

    My mother in law makes this for Christmas. They're so good with hot cocoa.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 25

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 375°F.
    2. 2
      Cream the shortening and sugar together until fluffy; beat in egg.
    3. 3
      Sift the dry ingredients together.
    4. 4
      Add the dry ingredients to the batter and mix well.
    5. 5
      Refrigerate dough 1 hour before rolling into 1 inch balls.
    6. 6
      Roll balls in sugar before baking.
    7. 7
      Bake 8-10 minutes on an ungreased baking sheet.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 16, 2011

      Very good recipe. Although I found it to by a little dry but added a little water a bit at a time to find a dough that would roll nicely and yet not be too sticky. These remind me of the cookies my grandma baked when I was little. Can't wait for my own kids to try them! A keeper for sure! :)

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    • on November 20, 2010

      55

      What a great cookie! I doubled the amount of ginger and substituted 1/2 the crisco with applesauce, leaving a slight tingle on the tongue from the spices. They aren't as crisp as store bought gingersnaps but that doesn't bother me at all. Great recipe!

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    • on October 15, 2008

      25

      While the appearance of this cookie is very good, we were disappointed by the texture and flavor... specifically, while their airiness was nice they were completely lacking in SNAP! Also, the flavor suffered from a greasiness we attribute to the use of crisco and lack of butter. Is there a benefit to using crisco versus butter? We'd love to know how it changes the outcome

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    Nutritional Facts for Gingersnaps

    Serving Size: 1 (30 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 25

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 135.0
     
    Calories from Fat 58
    43%
    Total Fat 6.4 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 7.4 mg
    2%
    Sodium 128.4 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 18.3 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 9.8 g
    39%
    Protein 1.3 g
    2%

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