Ginger Snaps - Burr Family

Ginger Snaps - Burr Family

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

These are the Burr family recipie for Ginger Snaps. The kids both love them.

"Great, easy recipe - thoroughly enjoyed, and quickly disappeared! Making 2nd batch for family get-together."


2 cups Flour; sifted
1 tablespoon Ginger; ground
2 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Cinnamon; ground
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3/4 cup Shortening; ~ 1/2 Cup Crisco + 1/4 cup butter
1 cup Sugar
1 large Egg
1/4 cup Molasses

Original recipe makes 2



Measure all dry ingredients and put aside.

Cream shortening until soft.

Gradually add the cup of sugar, creaming after each addition until mixture is fluffy.

Beat in egg and molasses.

Sift dry ingredients over creamed mixture and blend well.

Form tsp of dough into ball and roll in sugar. (Additional Sugar not the 1 cup)

Bake in moderate oven, 350 degress. 12-15 minutes (in my oven its usually 8 -10 minutes) on ungreased cookie sheet.

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My favorite ginger snaps. Wonderful for the holiday season.

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Great, easy recipe - thoroughly enjoyed, and quickly disappeared! Making 2nd batch for family get-together.
Gnuss 3y ago

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derylh 9y ago

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