Lois' Ginger Snaps Recipe

Lois' Ginger Snaps picture


Health IndexAverageMethod
DishMain Ingredient


 Molasses1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3283 Calories from Fat 944

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.7%

Saturated Fat 26.4 g132.2%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1992 mg83%

Total Carbohydrates 545 g181.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.4 g45.5%

Sugars 188.3 g

Protein 40 g79.3%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 76% Iron 191.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat molasses and shortening.
Mix dry ingredients and add to first mixture (it does not need to cool).
Thoroughly chill, toss on lightly floured surface, roll very thin and cut.
Handle quickly so dough does not become warm.
Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes.
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