Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Yummiest Gingersnaps

This recipe is from my sister-in-law Kristin and these cookies really are the yummiest gingersnaps. I don't normally like gingersnaps but these ones are so soft and chewy that they are hard to resist!
Yummiest Gingersnaps
  • 12 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

cream butter, sugars, molasses and egg together. sift dry ingredients and then add to the wet ingredients. roll into 1 inch balls. roll in sugar and smash slightly. bake at 325 degrees for 6-8 minutes. makes about 3 dozen.

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