Old fashioned gingersnaps

Old Fashioned Gingersnaps
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup light or dark molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
Additional sugar
In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add egg and molasses; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture; mix well. Chill dough until easy to handle. Roll into 1 1/4 inch balls and roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes, or until edges are firm and the surface cracks. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Makes about 4 dozen.

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Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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