Recipes and Cooking Cardamom Snaps 4.2 (27) 1 Review For a nice food gift, package these cookies in a glass tumbler, seal with waxed paper, and tie with string. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2005 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 33 mins Servings: 48 Yield: 48 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts 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 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. 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 76 Calories 3g Fat 11g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.