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."
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.