Oatmeal Gingersnaps

Oatmeal Gingersnaps

"I always get compliments on these delicious chewy cookies. The spicy aroma fills my kitchen when they're baking and never fails to set a warm holiday mood."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 21 servings



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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening, molasses and egg. Combine dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture. Roll into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a flat-bottomed glass. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes (do not overbake).


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These cookies were excellent and much easier to bake than many other ginger cookie recipes! I used butter rather than shortening. My only suggestion would be to bake about 9 minutes, then let ...

This is now my favorite cookie recipe! After they cooled on the wire racks, the edges became a little hard. My family and I like soft, chewy cookies so I stored them in an air tight container ...

These were delicious and extremely fast/easy to make! I followed the advice from some of the other reviews and only baked the cookies for about 9 minutes. I also forgot to roll the cookies in su...

Ok I mostly just lurk this site. BUT wow these are great cookies, I used Butter instead of shortening and brown sugar I creamed the sugar with the butter, egg and molasses. Added more ginger and...

Made these last night and absolutely fell in love. The spice is perfect, and is nicely balanced with the oatmeal texture. In my first batch, I doubled all of the ingredients to make closer to ...

I had had these at 4stars, but letting them sit for a night made them become 5 star cookies. They tasted rather floury straight out of the oven, and I felt that maybe they had needed more spices...

love these gingersnaps, especially with the added health benefit of oatmeal. a definite keeper!

Fantastic! I absolutely love this cookie and will make it again and again. My 3 year old helped roll the cookie into little balls and rolled them in the sugar-kid proof. Rolling in sugar makes t...

These are so good. They are very sweet and super thin and crispy. They were too sweet for me, but my husband and kids LOVED them. Exactly what I was looking for.

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