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Gingersnaps

on November 8, 2013

Todays recipe is one that Grandma got from my Aunt Susan.

Gingersnaps are a great cookie recipe for fall.

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This time of year is when we like to use spices like cinnamon, cloves and ginger.

These cookies are soft, chewy and spicy.

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You’ll notice that we have the “V Good” indicator again here!

Here is the recipe as I made it:

Gingersnaps

3/4 cup butter

1 cup white sugar

1 egg, beaten

4 Tablespoons molasses

2 cups all purpose flour, sifted

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1 teaspoon ginger

Cream butter and sugar.

Add beaten egg and molasses.

Mix baking soda and spices with flour.

Combine with first mixture.

Roll into 1 inch balls and then roll balls in sugar.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

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Rolling the balls of dough in sugar make the traditional crackle on top of the cookies.

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Your kitchen will smell cinnamon-y and ginger-y while these are baking!

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These cookies are so pretty!

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Gingersnaps are so great for this time of year!

They make me happy!

Happy fall!

Happy Halloween!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Christmas!

Happy Friday!

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