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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 12 to 18

Why I Love This Recipe

A recipe from my childhood...One of my Mom's favorites. The snap comes from the molasses, ginger and pepper. Both soft and hard cookie directions are included.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup sugar
1 cup dark molasses
1 cup butter
1 egg
6 tsp ginger
1 tsp white pepper
1.5 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp baking soda

1 T cider vinegar
1 tsp vanilla
flour - enough to make a firm dough (Not stiff enough to roll) - About 4 Cups


Combine first 8 ingredients and mix well.

Add vinegar and vanilla - then flour, 1 cup at a time to make a firm dough.

Roll dough into 1" balls, roll in granulated sugar, place on cookie sheet.

Bake @ 325 -

For soft cookies - 12 minutes.

Hard cookies = flatten dough with a glass and bake - 18 minutes.

Makes 10-12 dozen

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