My Favorite Gingersnaps

My Favorite Gingersnaps created by Food.com

These are my all-time favorite ginger cookies! The whole house smells good when these are baking. The recipe comes from Southern Living's 1970 "Our Best Recipes."

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  • Cream shortening until soft.
  • Add sugar gradually, creaming well after each addition.
  • Beat in egg and molasses.
  • Sift dry ingredients together.
  • Sift dry ingredients over creamed mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Form teaspoons of dough into small balls.
  • Roll round dough into sugar and place on an ungreased cooking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes until tops are slightly cracked and rounded.
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"These are my all-time favorite ginger cookies! The whole house smells good when these are baking. The recipe comes from Southern Living's 1970 "Our Best Recipes.""

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  2. cpenner
    Exactly how ginger snaps are supposed to be! I love the cracked and sugary appearance almost as much as the good old-fashioned taste. I made my cookies quite small and ended up with a total of 56 cookies.
  3. Aunt Willie
    These are my all-time favorite ginger cookies! The whole house smells good when these are baking. The recipe comes from Southern Living's 1970 "Our Best Recipes."
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