Gingersnaps
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 3/4 c. shortening
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. molasses
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • additional sugar
DIRECTIONS
  1. Beat shortening at medium speed; gradually add sugar and beat well. Mix in egg and molasses. Combine flour, soda, salt & spices. Add flour mixture 1/4 at a time to creamed mixture, mixing after each addition. Shape in to 3/4" balls and roll in additional sugar. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Cool on rack.
  2. Makes 8 dozen