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.