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Easy Ginger Snaps

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  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 3 Tablespoon (Old Fashioned)

Mix dry ingredients together.
With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles crumbs.
Add the egg and molasses and stir well with a fork.
Let chill one half hour.
Preheat oven to 375°.
Flour a pastry cloth well and with a covered, well-floured rolling pin, roll the dough out about 1/8 inch thick.
Cut with small round cookie cutter, and place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until done.
Remove immediately to a wire rack for cooling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1292 Calories from Fat 486

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.8%

Saturated Fat 30.9 g154.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.4 mg110.8%

Sodium 992.2 mg41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.7%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68.2%

Sugars 80.3 g

Protein 23 g46.9%

Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 0.63%

Calcium 62.6% Iron 50.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Ginger Snaps Recipe