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  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, ground
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • sugar


Cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light. Add egg, and molasses; beat well. Combine flour, spices, salt, and soda; add to creamed mixture, blending well. Shape into small balls and roll in sugar. Bake at 325° F. for 8 to 12 minutes.
Makes 2 to 3 dozen cookies.

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 5 out of 5
Heavenly flavor and E-A-S-Y!, Member dionsusan

The quintessential gingersnap cookie. They taste delicious, they are picture perfect to look at and the recipe is so simple and quick. My husband wouldn't keep his hands off them. Susan Dion - Los Angeles, CA

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