Old Fashion Gingersnaps

  • Ingredients:

3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
3 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) butter
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup dark molasses
2 teaspoons vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 4 baking sheets. Combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a large bowl; mix well.
  2. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer set at medium speed until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Add eggs, molasses and vinegar; beat well.
  3. Add flour mixture to molasses mixture; mix until a stiff dough forms. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place dough balls 11/2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
  4. Bake cookies until edges are slightly browned, about 10 minutes for chewy cookies or 13 minutes for crisp cookies. Cool on baking sheets until slightly firm

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