Soft Gingersnaps

Soft Gingersnaps
Recipe Type: Dessert
Prep time: 1 hour 30 mins
Cook time: 8 mins
Total time: 1 hour 38 mins
Serves: 10 Doz.
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 cups butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 4-1/2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Additional sugar
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt and nutmeg gradually add to creamed mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle. Roll into 1-in. balls roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.

 

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