Preparation info
  • Makes about

    7 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Swedish gingersnaps with a “bite”


  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. butter or lard
  • 1 c<


  • Cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses.
  • Sift together baking soda, salt, ginger, pepper and flour; add to creamed mixture and beat to mix well. Chill dough until easy to handle.
  • Shape dough with hands into balls the size of large marbles. Dip in sugar before baking. Place 1½" apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake