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Monday, February 1, 2016

Gingersnap Cookies

Printable Recipe
~4 to 5 dozen cookies



Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 t vanilla
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 6 cups flour
  • 6 t baking soda
  • 3 t cinnamon
  • 2 T ginger, ground
  • 1 1/2 t salt
Cooking Directions
  1. Cream together shortening and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla, molasses and mix well.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  4. Roll into balls and roll in additional sugar.
  5. Bake at 350 for about 9-10 minutes.
This makes about 6 dozen cookies.

To make a smaller batch of about 2 dozen:


Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 T ginger, ground
  • 2 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 t cinnamon
Cooking Directions
  1. Cream together shortening and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla, molasses and mix well.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  4. Roll into balls and roll in additional sugar.
  5. Bake at 350 for about 9-10 minutes.
Holly's Note:
These are delicious and is one of my family's favorite cookies, especially because they are not chocolate, so The Doctor can eat them. The dough freezes well.

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9 comments:

  1. Thanks for linking up with Food on Friday. Have a great week.

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  2. Thank you for sharing, I have always wondered how to make these!

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  3. I have not had a ginger snap in years. Maybe I need to make some.

    Thanks for Sharing Your Cup!

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  4. My husband likes gingersnap cookies. I'll have to make these for him sometime. Thanks for sharing at Front Porch Friday!

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  5. Hi Holly! I love Ginger Snaps so I have featured this recipe as one of my favorites in this weeks Beautiful, Creative and Inspired Link Up #25. Additionally, I will be a feature on my Instagram along with the other favorites this week. Please feel free to repost if you like. Also, be sure to grab the BCI featured badge so you can show off. lol. See you at the party!Thanks!

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  6. Yes, these are my favorite too. I use to make them only at Christmas now they are a year around favorite. Thanks for bringing them to my party this week at Party at My Place. Milk anyone?

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  7. Thank you Holly for linking up your delicious Gingersnap Cookies at the Creative Muster Party, they look perfect! We hope you'll stop by Tuesday night at 6 pm EST to party with us again. Your post is one of my #FavoritePosts this week, so it's been shared on Instagram @MySweetMission. :) ~Heather

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  8. Your Gingersnap Cookies look awesome! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a fantastic day!
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  9. This looks absolutely amazing! Your Gingersnap Cookies look awesome! I think either would work well. Hope you enjoy it.

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