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Old-Fashioned Ginger Snaps

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon soda, scant
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 6 cups flour, about
Heat to boiling, the shortening, molasses, sugar, spices and soda. Remove from fire and beat for a few minutes, then add the eggs, add enough flour to make a stiff dough. Roll quite thin and bake in a hot oven.
Submitted by Cassyjean - Torrington, CT Jun 11, 2009
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