Nabisco Old Fashion Ginger Snaps
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Nabisco Old Fashion Ginger Snaps

Score: 5.00. Votes: 8
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If you're a ginger snap fanatic, clone the cookie giant's store-bought version in a, uh, snap. And if you're watching the fat, four of these cookies check in with a total of around 2.5 grams of fat. Get started on this Nabisco gingersnap cookies recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size–4 cookies
Total servings–30
Calories per serving–110
Fat per serving–2.5g

Source: Low-Fat Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur.

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  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup water
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      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

      2. Cream together the sugars, molasses, shortening, butter, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.

      3. In another large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, salt, cinnamon, and cloves.

      4. Pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture and beat while adding the water. Continue to mix until the ingredients are incorporated.

      5. Measure a heaping teaspoon of dough at time. Roll the dough into a sphere between the palms of your hands then press the dough onto the cookie sheet. Flatten to about 1/8-inch thick.

      6. Bake cookies for 10 to 14 minutes or until the edges begin to brown and cookies are crispy when cool.

      Makes 120 (10 dozen) cookies.

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Score: 5.00. Votes: 8
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Dec 20, 2015, 22:00

This is an awesome recipe. I just made these cookies on Saturday and followed this recipe exactly as it is stated and my cookies turned out perfectly. They taste just like the store bought gingersnaps. Thank you for the awesome awesome recipe.

Dec 8, 2015, 22:00

Make sure you use small amounts of dough and leave at least an inch between them - they grow!!!

I'm Todd Wilbur,
Chronic Food Hacker

For 30 years I've been deconstructing America's most iconic brand-name foods to make the best original clone recipes for you to use at home. Welcome to my lab.

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