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Gingersnap Gems

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Gingersnap Gems

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  • Makes: 45 servings
  • Yield: about 45 cookies
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 8 mins to 10 mins per pan

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • Sugar

Directions

  1. In a bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the 1 cup sugar and shortening with an electric mixer until well combined. Beat in molasses; beat in the egg. Add the flour mixture and beat until combined.
  3. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in sugar and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set and tops are crackled. Cool on a cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

(Gingersnap Gems)

Servings Per Recipe 45, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 5, carb. (g) 10, cal. (kcal) 74, sodium (mg) 70

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