Cookie Jar Gingersnaps
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  • Ingredients 3/4 cup shortening1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided 1 large egg, room temperature1/4 cup molasses2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking soda1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon salt View Recipe Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Cream shortening and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. In another bowl, combine next five ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.Shape level tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Dip one side into remaining sugar; place 2 in. apart, sugary side up, on greased baking sheets. Bake until lightly browned and crinkly, 12-15 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Nutrition Facts 1 cookie: 92 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Originally published as Cookie Jar Gingersnaps in Taste of Home February/March 1994 RECOMMENDED VIDEO Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

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