Christmas Soft Gingersnaps

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Christmas Soft Gingersnaps

Christmas Soft Gingersnaps

Christmas Soft Gingersnaps
With molasses and spices, these cookies deliver the old-fashioned flavor everyone loves. Shawn Barto, Clermont, Florida

Ingredients of Christmas Soft Gingersnaps
1 1/2 cups butter (no substitutes), softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Additional sugar

Preparation of Christmas Soft Gingersnaps
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.
Roll into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.

Christmas Soft Gingersnaps
Prep Time:30 Min/Cook Time:10 Min/Ready In:40 Min/Serving: 66