Cardamom Snaps

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For a nice food gift, package these cookies in a glass tumbler, seal with waxed paper, and tie with string.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
48 cookies

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoon ground cardamom

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ cup mild-flavored molasses

  • 1 egg

  • 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, 1-1/2 teaspoons of the cardamom, and the cinnamon. Beat on medium to high speed until combined. Beat in molasses and egg. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in remaining flour.

  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in mixture of granulated sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cardamom to coat. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  3. Bake in 375 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until edges are set and tops are slightly cracked. Cool on wire rack. Package 6 cookies in a small glass tumbler; seal with waxed paper; tie with string. Makes about 48 cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

76 Calories
3g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 76
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 49mg 1%
Folate, total 12.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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