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Crystallized Ginger Snaps

Crystalized ginger puts a new snap into an old-time favorite, making these the must-have treat to fill your cookie jar. Quick and easy to make, these tasty snaps are perfect for lunch boxes, after-school snacks, or an anytime indulgence.

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Ingredients:

      • 3/4 cup butter, softened
      • 1 cup sugar
      • 1/4 cup molasses
      • 1 egg
      • 2 teaspoons baking soda
      • 2 cups flour
      • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
      • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
      • 1/2 teaspoon salt
      • 4 oz. crystallized ginger, chopped coarsely

Preheatoven to 375º.

Combine softened butter, sugar, molasses and eggs, beat well, mix dry ingredients together, add to wet mixture, mix well, chill for 1 hour.

Form into 1″ balls, roll in sugar, and place on greased cookie sheet, 2″ apart.

Bake for 8-10 minutes. Makes 36 cookies.