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Making Ginger Snap Cookies
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Here is our recipe for homemade ginger snap cookies. Pair it with pumpkin sauce for dipping.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups sifted flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup sugar for dipping cookies

Method:

  1. Beat shortening and sugar until well mixed.
  2. Beat in eggs and molasses.
  3. Sift flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and salt together.
  4. Mix in flour mixture until a soft dough forms. Put in a zip lock bag and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Scoop dough into 1 inch balls and dip the tops in sugar. Put sugar side up on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes until just firm. Cool on wire racks.

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