Tuesday, October 11, 2011

'Tis the Season...


...for soups, and crisps, and hot tea and gingersnaps. Want to make some?

Gingersnaps- Verne's grandma's recipe!

3/4 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1/4 c. molasses
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. cloves
3/4 tsp. ginger

Combine shortening, sugar, eggs, and molasses. Mix well. Combine dry ingredients, stir well. Add to wet ingredients, and mix until all ingredients are combined. Shape dough into 48 balls; roll in sugar. Place cookies 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet, and bake in a 375 F preheated oven for 7-9 minutes. remove to cooling racks. Store in an airtight container.




6 comments:

Mrs.Rabe said...

We had chicken corn soup (very Lancaster County) tonight...yummy and easy...

Love you!
Deanna

Becky K. said...

Oh, those look so good. I'm the only one who would eat them here....and I'm the last one who needs them.

Your blog is just so pretty these days. Love that header.

Terri said...

Yum! I think I'll make those today for the kids when they get home from school. Thanks for the recipe!

Shug said...

These are simply delicious looking!! Just can't beat a good cookie..
Blessings,
Shug

Margo said...

my husband's favorite cookie! I just made gingerbread the other day to eat with fresh applesauce. How autumnal :)

jAne said...

mmmmm.

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