Monday, April 18, 2011

Cinnamon Snaps

Cinnamon Snaps

¾ cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
¼ cup molasses
2 ¼ cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
Additional sugar

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add egg and molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Roll into 1 inch balls, then roll in additional sugar.

Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are set and tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 4 ½ dozen

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