Today I’m excited to be joining up with my blogging buddies for a Christmas cookie hop. I’m sharing one of my family’s favorites, gingersnap cookies! Then scroll down to see LOTS more delicious cookies and some of my favorite tools for making them.
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Gingersnap Cookies – aka Kris Krinkles
- 3/4 c shortening
- 1 c brown sugar
- 1/4 c molasses
- 1 egg
- 2 t baking soda
- 1 t ginger
- 1 t cinnamon
- 1/2 t ground cloves
- 2 1/4 c flour
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Beat the shortening and sugar until creamy. Add molasses and egg. Beat well.
Mix in baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
Add flour and mix well.
Bake about 8 minutes. Remove from oven. Let sit 1-2 minutes before moving to cooling rack. Makes 48.
Many of my favorite cookie recipes came from this cookbook that my mom had while I was growing up. It’s out of print but still pretty easy to find a copy of it.
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More from the blog hop:
Life on Pearl Street
My Mom Made That
If you enjoyed this post, you might also like these:
- Gingerbread Cookie Recipe
- Candy Cane Cookie Recipe
- Molasses Cookie Recipe
- Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Cookies
- Cookie a Day Advent Calendar
Leave a comment and let me know what your favorite Christmas cookie is. Thanks!
‘Til the next baking day,