Old-Fashioned Gingersnaps

Course : Desserts
Serves: 4 - 6
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3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons additional sugar

Preparation / Directions:

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add egg and molasses; beat well. Sift together dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Chill the dough. Roll into 1 1/4 inch balls and dip into sugar. Place 2 in apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375ΓΈ for about 10 minutes or until set and surface cracks. Cool on wire racks.


Nutritional Information:

3207 Calories (kcal); 145g Total Fat; (40% calories from fat); 33g Protein; 452g Carbohydrate; 560mg Cholesterol; 4554mg Sodium

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