Peppparkakor (Gingersnaps)

"Ever been to big cedar lodge outside of branson missouri? This is the recipe to the delicious cookies they deliver to your room everyday!! I love these cookies! They use cookie cutters to shape them into a cedar tree. I think they would be great at christmas time as gingerbread men."
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Ready In:
7hrs 12mins
7 dozen




  • combine brown sugar, molasses, and spices in 1 1/2 quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, them remove from heat.
  • Place butter in large mixing bowl, add hot sugar mixture and stir until butter melts. Blend in eggs.
  • Stir 2 cups flour and baking soda together, Graduallly mix into the butter mixture. Mix in enough additional flour to make dough stiff. shape dough into ball. wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Cut dough into quarters. Shape one quarter at a time into balls (refrigerate other dough). Use rounded teaspoonfull of dough for each ball. Place on ungreased cooki sheets. Bake in preheated 350 degree over until light brown, 10-12 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

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  1. fuehnee0783
    Very good, had first at Big Cedar as well. My only critique would be: ROLL THEM THIN AND USE COOKIE CUTTERS! I tried them both ways, and rolling them into balls made them cakey, dense, and just not fun to eat, while rolling them thin makes them crisp and perfect. I also used a stencil and dusted powdered sugar on top after baking to give them a decorative design. To the website, I would have uploaded a photo, but Facebook is outdated and useless and I will not use it.


  1. fuehnee0783
    If you want to eat a ball of dough, roll them into balls. If you want a gingersnap, roll them thin and cut them with a cookie cutter. Trust me ;)


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