Moms gingersnaps

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
¼ cup Molasses
2¼ cup Flour; sifted
2 teaspoons Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Ground ginger
½ teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Ground cloves
1½ cup Raisins
3 tablespoons Sugar

Cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and molasses. Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Gradually add dry ingredients to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in raisins. Chill dough in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight. Shape dough on 1-¼ inch balls. Roll in 3 tablespoons sugar. Place balls about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake in 375 degree oven 12 minutes or until surface is crackled. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Remove from baking sheets; cool on racks.

Recipe by: Unknown

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 306 by "Marie Smith" <craftee@...> on Nov 25, 1997

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