Thistledew Gingersnap Cookies

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READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Bill Hilbrich

This recipe comes from the kitchens of a Boy's Camp in Northern Minnesota. Once hardened, they will keep in a cookie jar for several weeks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix shortening, water, eggs and molasses in a large mixing bowl using an electric beater at low speed.
  3. Add the flour, salt, baking soda, ginger and cinnamon, and stir until a light dough forms.
  4. Roll walnut sized pieces of dough in sugar.
  5. Place on un greased sheet pans and bake 10-12 minutes .

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