The Perfect Ginger Snap

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Debs4real

Once you try these you will share this recipe with family and friends. These are the most delicious ginger snaps and are very simple to make. They remind me of the ginger snaps I used to buy when I was a child. They are a little crunchy and a little chewy at the same time, spicy but not too spicy for children.

Top Review by MarciaO

I've never made gingersnaps before Wednesday.... These are yummy...and again I've had friends ask me to make them again. The cayenne pepper adds a perfect kick of heat at the back...wonderful. I made a second batch using butter and crisco as I did nt have enough crisco...still yummy. A little softer but who's complaining :) Easy, fast, a tasty bite....enjoy

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 and line cookie sheet with parchment or a silicone baking liner.
  2. 2. Cream the Crisco and sugar together with a hand or stand mixer until creamy.
  3. 3. Add egg and molasses, mix until all are combined.
  4. 4. Sift the remaining ingredients together, then stir into wet mixture until all are combined and the mixture is uniformed.
  5. 5. Use a measuring tablespoon and scoop out dough, roll into a ball and place on cookie sheet. Use 2 fingers to flatten them a little.
  6. 6. Bake 12 -14 minutes, then let cool slightly (about 2 minutes) before placing on wire rack for remaining cool down time. ( about 5 minutes).

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