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Ginger Snaps I

Rated as 3.16 out of 5 Stars

"Rolled ginger snaps."
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Ingredients

servings 227 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 - 4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, ginger and salt and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in the molasses. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Cover and chill for four hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets.
  4. On floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Using a 1-3/4 inch cutter, cut into rounds and place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly colored and firm to the touch. Cool cookies on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 227 calories; 8.8 g fat; 35.3 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 136 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I don't have the patience for rolling cookies, so I turn everything into a drop cookie. Thank Rosina for this recipe!!! It's my birthday and I really wanted some good old ginger snaps but don'...

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I didn't like these cookies at all. They weren't really ginger snaps, they were more like molasses cookies. And they were very hard and heavy with molasses flavor. Not your typical ginger sna...

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I don't have the patience for rolling cookies, so I turn everything into a drop cookie. Thank Rosina for this recipe!!! It's my birthday and I really wanted some good old ginger snaps but don'...

I didn't like these cookies at all. They weren't really ginger snaps, they were more like molasses cookies. And they were very hard and heavy with molasses flavor. Not your typical ginger sna...

These have now become the most requested cookie in my house. They are amazing! Not your typical ginger snaps as they are hard and crunchy but not these.....they are soft and chewy and have an am...

I'd give these 3.5 stars if I could because one of my kids liked these and we had fun rolling them out. Gingerbread isn't my thing to begin with, and these had a very strong molasses taste that...

My son is allergic to all dairy and eggs, so finding a cookie recipe that he could enjoy was great! I didn't have quite enough molasses, so I added about 1/4 cup of dark corn syrup, which made ...

Putting together this dough was easy. But rolling it out was tricky- it would get warm and unmanagable fast (so I would chill dough in the freezer). My biggest problem was figuring out when ...

I found this receipe to be very easy and tasteful. I did add fresh ginger instead and it came out great. My daughter always asks for them.

My family and I did not like these cookies. They have too much molasses and a very heavy taste.

This recipe was too gingery (is that a real word?), and the snap was too snappy (I know thats a real word).