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Old Fashioned Gingersnap Cookies


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Ingredients

3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup light or dark molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground clove
1 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp salt
additional sugar


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.


Add egg and molasses; beat well.


Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.


Mix well. Chill dough until easy to handle. Roll into 1-1/4-in. balls and roll in sugar.


Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes or until edges are firm and surface cracks.


Remove to wire racks to cool.


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