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My Grandmother's Gingersnaps


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Ingredients

sift together
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves

cream together
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup shortening
then add
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
add dry ingredients a little at a time


Drop by teaspoons into sugar, roll into small balls, place on cookie


sheet and bake.


Wait until they fall before removing from the baking sheet.


350º 9-10 minutes


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Notes

I use a generous measure of the spices and sometimes add small pieces

of candied ginger.

I also lightly spray the cookie sheet

I made these this morning. They are wonderful. They look just like the ones I remember from awhile back. You must try these. I plan on making more for the grandchildren tonight.

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