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Gingersnaps Cookies

Catherine Olson
A warm soft cookie with a crisp exterior is what makes these old fashioned ginger snap cookies a Christmas favorite.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dutch
Servings 24 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to Fahrenheit 350°
  • Cream together butter and brown sugar
  • Add 1 egg and mix until fluffy
  • Add molasses and again whip until creamy
  • Stir in flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and salt until combined
  • Roll into 1 oz balls and coat in thick turbinado or natural sugar
  • Place on cookie sheet leaving space in between for cookies to spread
  • Bake at Fahrenheit 350° for 7-9 minutes
  • Transfer to a wire rack and cool to the touch
  • Best served warm
Keyword Gingersnaps Cookies