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Original Ginger Snaps

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine / shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Egg 1
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne To Taste
  Powdered cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Cream the butter, margarine or shortening until light. Gradually add the sugar, beating until creamy. Beat in the egg, then the molasses and vinegar.
2. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt and spices together, add to the creamed mixture and mix thoroughly. Cover the dough with waxed paper, and let it chill in the refrigerator 1 hour or more.
3. Start oven, set at Moderate, 350° F. Rub cookie sheets with margarine or shortening.
4. When ready to bake, roll the dough out 1/8 inch thick on a lightly floured board. Cut in rounds with floured cookie cutter and place on the cookie sheets. Bake about 8 minutes, until delicately browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Cook Time: 
8 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5296 Calories from Fat 1702

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 194 g298.2%

Saturated Fat 118.3 g591.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 695.3 mg231.8%

Sodium 3541.1 mg147.5%

Total Carbohydrates 847 g282.4%

Dietary Fiber 17 g67.9%

Sugars 389.5 g

Protein 61 g122.9%

Vitamin A 126.2% Vitamin C 3.2%

Calcium 89.2% Iron 233.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Original Ginger Snaps Recipe