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Soft Ginger Snaps

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Baking soda 3 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in molasses.
Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.
Roll into 1-in balls; roll in sugar.
Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned.
Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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