The ONLY Gingersnap Recipe you will ever need!

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Here is The ONLY gingersnap recipe you will ever need! So if you like gingersnap cookies in your house, this gingersnap recipe may be the last one you ever look up on the Internet. This particular gingersnap recipe includes an icing that you can put on top, which will give this cookie a bit of a softer flavor and slightly more chewy texture than if the cookie were served up plain. So you could try both ways of making this cookie recipe to see which version you and your family enjoy best. Find out whether the snappier and plainer one where the ginger flavor will dominate is what you like, or whether you like the sweeter finish that the light icing provides and that softens the bite of this lovely gingersnap cookie recipe. You decide! Or make both; why not? It is easy enough to do. Once the gingersnap cookie recipe is finished, just ice one half of the cookies. Let everyone in the family try a bite of each cookie, and see what his or her respective favorites are.

A gingersnap cookie is a cookie that has fans who seem to favor either a cookie that snaps when they bite in to it, or a cookie that has plenty of chew to it. It can be a lot of fun to make up both types of recipes, and then let the gingersnap pundits have at it, as to which cookie is the truest and best rendition of the gingersnap cookie classic. Each side will argue vehemently why his or her choice is the best. As well, gingersnap aficionados will argue about how much bite is the right amount of bite in this cookie. Whether you add fresh ginger or dried, or both, can make a huge difference to the flavor of the cookie and how much pepper is in the bite. As well, some recipes will add black pepper to increase the bite of this cookie. And that amount of heat can be quite the source of interesting debate among those who profess a love for this cookie. And that is half the fun of baking various types of gingersnap cookie recipes, really, just to get a response from the people who love this little cookie.

This cookie recipe is easy to make, and you can let your aspiring bakers come in on the fun. Turn the kitchen over to them to make the cookie they like, and let them see what their creations do to the people who eat it. You could even make a party out of it. Make up several variations on this cookie including the snappy and plain versions, iced and even sandwich styles. Enjoy it!

Nutrition Facts for: The ONLY Gingersnap Recipe you will ever need! From Real House Moms
Ingredients: Flour, salt, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground ginger, butter, granulated sugar, molasses, eggs, vanilla.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 36 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 148, Calories from Fat 61, Total Fat 6.8g 10%, Saturated Fat 4.2g 21%, Cholesterol 26mg 9%, Sodium 117mg 5%, Potassium 73mg 2%, Carbohydrates 21.2g 7%, Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%, Sugars 12.3g, Protein 1.5g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%

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