Cinnamon Snaps

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  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Granulated sugar


    1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
    2. Beat in egg and molasses.
    3. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
    4. Roll into 1-inch balls, then roll in granulated sugar.
    5. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
    6. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are set and tops are cracked.
    7. Remove to wire racks to cool.
    8. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.

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