Nabisco's Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by byZula

This is a copycat recipe that I haven't had the opportunity to try yet.

Top Review by Teris Mom

I made these as a surprise for my Dad,who is in a nursing home...we used to make them together,when I was little.He LOVED them,and wondered where I found his old recipe book ! I'll bet he won't be sharing any of these treats tonight !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together the sugars, molasses, shortening, butter, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  3. In another large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, salt, cinnamon, and cloves.
  4. Pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture and beat while adding the water. Continue to mix until ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Measure a heaping teaspoon of dough at time. Roll the dough into a sphere between the palms of your hands then press the dough onto the cookie. Flatten to about 1/8-inch thick.
  6. Bake cookies for 10 to 14 minutes or until edges begin to brown and cookies are crispy when cool.

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