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Frosted Ginger Snaps - Recipe

Kids will love this flavorful frosted treat—one of the all time favorite cookie recipes.
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Frosted Ginger Snaps Recipe
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar.
  • Add in the eggs one at a time until well blended.
  • Mix in the soda, molasses, salt, cinnamon, cloves and ginger until all is incorporated.
  • Slowly add the flour to the mixture.
  • Roll the dough into one inch balls and roll each into sugar to coat.
  • Place on cookie sheets two inches apart and bake in a 375° F preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the butter, powdered sugar and milk until blended together and smooth.
  • Frost each cookie with the frosting and allow to set.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Container: large mixing bowl, cookie sheets,
-1 1/2 cups shortening
-2 cups sugar
-1/2 cup molasses
-2 eggs
-4 teaspoons baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon ground cloves
-1 teaspoon ground ginger
-2 teaspoons cinnamon
-4 cups flour
-2 teaspoons butter - at room temperature
-1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
-4 teaspoons milk - may need more to reach desired consistency