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Feature Recipe February 2005

Pennsylvania Dutch
Ginger Snaps Cookies
Bob Williamson

2 cups white sugar
1 cup butter…use real butter for taste
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup real sorghum….this makes a good flavor taste
2 teaspoons level ginger
½ cup water
5 cups white flour

Mix well and roll in balls the size of walnuts. Place on a cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 - 375 degree oven. Dip each ball in sugar before baking.

   Last Update: February 4, 2005
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