Ginger Snaps

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Crisp little ginger snaps – way better than store bought.

Ginger Snaps

Joan Donogh
Crisp spicy cookies.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 60


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 egg well beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  • Cream butter. Gradually blend in sugar, molasses and corn syrup. Add egg and beat well. Stir in vanilla.
  • Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture, about a quarter at a time, mixing well after each addition. Chill dough over night.
  • Grease cookie sheets. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll dough into small balls with floured hands. Place well apart on cookie sheets and flatten with fingertips. Bake in preheated oven about 10 minutes.



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