*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         OLD FASHIONED GINGERSNAPS
 
 Recipe By     : DESSERT  SHOW #DS3051
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    :
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 1/2  cups          all-purpose flour
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda=7F
    3      teaspoons     ground ginger
    1      teaspoon      diced crystallized ginger
    1      teaspoon      allspice
    1 1/4  cup           dark brown sugar
      3/4  cup           salted butter --  room temperature
    1      large         egg
      1/4  cup           unsulphured molasses
 
 Preheat oven to 325. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, salt, soda,
 ground ginger, crystallized
 ginger and allspice and set aside. In a large bowl, mix together sugar and
 butter until creamy.
 Add egg and molasses and beat until fluffy. Add flour mixture and mix just
 until combined. Do
 not overmix. Chill dough 1 hour. Shape dough into balls about 1 inch in
 diameter. Place on
 ungreased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake 25 minutes and transfer
 cookies to cool, flat
 surface to cool.
 
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