Monday, November 30, 2009

Grandma's Gingersnaps

2 1/2 c flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves

3/4 c shortening
1 c brown sugar
1/4 c molasses
2 eggs
Mix shortening, sugar and molasses, add eggs. Combine dry ingredients and add to shortening mix, chill dough 1 hour, form into balls the size of walnuts. Roll in sugar and flatten with bottom of glass bake at 350 until golden.
You may frost with powdered sugar frosting or leave plain.

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