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Ginger Snaps

  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup butter, suet, or chicken fat
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 2 teaspoons salt
Boil shortening and molasses two minutes (be patient, you rascal). Add remaining ingredients, mixed and sifted. Beat with enthusiasm, chill over night. Roll very thin. Shape with knife or cutter. Bake on pan lined with butter in quick oven eight to ten minutes (be patient, you rascal).
Submitted by Cassyjean - Torrington, CT Jul 19, 2009
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