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Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 48 cookies

A delicious cookie with a great spice taste.

Ingredients

  • ¼ lb. butter, softened
  • ¼ c. light brown sugar
  • 1 c. white sugar, divided
  • ½ c. Original Molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3.5 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper, finely ground

Directions

  1. Cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg; mix well.
  2. Sift in flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Mix well.
  3. Place in freezer 1 hour or chill in refrigerator 2 hours.
  4. Form into approximately 1-inch balls; roll in granulated sugar.
  5. Bake on greased baking sheets in 375F oven 10 to 12 minutes.

Tips

*These cookies also turn out very well if made with vegetable shortening instead of butter.