Wednesday, July 1, 2015

National Gingersnap Day

Today is National Gingersnap Day. I my self have do not care for Gingersnaps but alot of my friends like them. So in honor of National Gingersnap Day I am offering a good recipe for them. 

Grandma's Gingersnaps 

3/4 cup margarine
1 cup white sugar
1 egg 
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all purpose flour 
1 Tablespoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees 
2. In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup white sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and molasses until well blended. Combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; stir into the molasses mixture to form a dough. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll the balls in the remaining sugar. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely before serving. 


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