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Old-Fashioned Ginger Snaps


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Serves 8 Dz. | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

2 3/4 cups self-rising flour -- soft wheat preferred
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 cup brown sugar -- firmly packed
3/4 cup margarine -- softened
1 egg
1/4 cup light molasses


Combine flour, soda, and spices in a bowl and set aside.


Cream sugar and margarine.


Beat in egg and molasses until light and fluffy.


Stir in flour mixture just until blended.


Chill for 2 hours or more.


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.


Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar, and place on lightly greased baking sheets about 2 inches apart.


Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.


Bake about 8 to 10 minutes, until set.


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