Baked Molasses Ginger Snaps Recipe


Main Ingredient


 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Ginger1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3167 Calories from Fat 973

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g169.5%

Saturated Fat 27.6 g138%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 2479.6 mg103.3%

Total Carbohydrates 522 g174%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g38%

Sugars 294.6 g

Protein 32 g64.8%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 0.73%

Calcium 46.4% Iron 116.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beat shortening and sugar together until well blended.
Add egg and beat again.
Stir in molasses.
Sift flour, soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt together into first mixture and blend well.
Chill a few minutes.
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Shape dough into small balls, 1 inch in diameter, and put on un-greased cookie sheets.
Bake about 12 minutes or until set and cracked on top.