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Spiced Ginger Snaps

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine / shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Powdered ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 375° F. Rub cookie sheets with margarine or shortening.
2. Cream the butter, margarine or shortening, gradually add the sugar and continue beating until light and smooth; add the molasses and the egg and beat well.
3. Combine the spices with the soda and mix with the hot water and vinegar; stir into the creamed mixture. Add the flour and mix thoroughly.
4. Drop from a teaspoon 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets at once and cool on a cake rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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