One Classy Dish Recipe

HOLIDAY GINGERSNAPS

1. With an electric mixer, beat shortening at medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add 1 cup granulated sugar, beating well. Then add egg & molasses; beat well.

2. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, clover, & allspice, stir well. Then add the flour mixture slowly, about 1/4 cup at a time, to the shortening mixture, beating at low speed after each addition until blended.

3. Cover & chill 1 hour.

3. When ready to bake, use a cookie scoop or tablespoon sized spoon to scoop dough. Then shape into 1-inch balls & roll in sparkling sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

4. Bake at 375° for 9 to 11 minutes. Tops will crack. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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