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My Grandmother's Gingersnaps

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Why I Love This Recipe

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

of candied ginger.

I also lightly spray the cookie sheet

Ingredients You'll Need

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

Questions, Comments & Reviews

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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