Christmas Ginger Snaps

By mbystedt on Nov 10, 2012, 12:33:24 AM
3/4 pound butter, melted
1/2 cup molasses
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
4 to 5 cups flour (4 is recommended)
4 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
Candied Cherries


  • With a mixer, beat together melted margarine, molasses, sugar and eggs.
  • Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and clovers all at once. Mix well, cover with wax paper, and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  • Shape into small balls (1 inch in diameter) and roll in sugar. Press a bit of cherry on top.


Bake at 350 F. for 8-10 minutes.


Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

Pike's Comments

A nice easy cookie recipe. However, beware the burnt cookies. These can toast pretty quickly if you don't watch them.

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