Old Fashioned Gingersnaps
|All-purpose flour||2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|Light molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1 Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2 Lightly grease a baking sheet.
3 In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and cloves.
4 Beat in the brown sugar and butter until light.
5 Gradually beat in the egg and molasses until light.
6 Blend in the flour mixture.
7 Chill the dough thoroughly.
8 Shape the dough into 3/4-inch balls.
9 Roll in granulated sugar to coat.
10 On the prepared baking sheets, place the rolls spaced about 2 inches apart.
11 Using the bottom of a flat-bottomed coffee mug or glass, flatten the rolls.
12 Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set.
13 Allow to cool on wire rack.
14 Serve as desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3766 Calories from Fat 1279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 146 g224.1%
Saturated Fat 88.9 g444.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 574.3 mg191.4%
Sodium 3899.2 mg162.5%
Total Carbohydrates 581 g193.8%
Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.9%
Sugars 296 g
Protein 44 g87.7%
Vitamin A 89.6% Vitamin C 2.4%
Calcium 53.9% Iron 128%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet