Aquavit's Gingersnap Cookies

Recipe by Scoutie
READY IN: 22mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the brown sugar, 1/2 cup of the sugar, and the butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and molasses, and incorporate well.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture.
  • Mix well, then gently fold in the candied orange peel,if using.
  • Place dough in the refrigerator until chilled.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls, dip the top half of the cookie in the remaining 1/2 cup sugar, coating them well.
  • Place 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 7 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Use a spatula to remove the cookies from the sheet and let cool.
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