*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Ginger Snaps
 
 Recipe By     : BAKERS' DOZEN (BETH SETRAKIAN) SHOW #BD1A06
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    :
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2  cups          unsalted butter
    2      cups          light brown sugar
      1/2  cup           molasses
    2                    eggs
    4 1/2  cups          unbleached allpurpose flour
    4      teaspoons     ground ginger
    4      teaspoons     baking soda
    1      teaspoon      salt
    3      tablespoons   fresh ginger -- grated
    1      cup           candied ginger -- finely chopped
 
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and brown sugar until
 fluffy. Add molasses and eggs and mix well. Combine flour, ground
 ginger, baking soda and salt, and add to butter mixture.  Blend in
 fresh and candied ginger. Drop by teaspoonful onto parchment covered
 baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake about 10 minutes, or until
 lightly golden. Cool.  
 
 Yield: 8 dozen Ginger Snaps
 
 
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