Ginger Snaps

Butter, 1 cupful;

Sugar, 1 cupful;

Molasses, 1 cupful;

Water, ½ cupful;

Ground Ginger,

Cinnamon, and Cloves, 1 tablespoonful each;

Baking soda, 1 teaspoonful;


Mix a cupful of butter with one heaping cupful of sugar, one cupful of molasses, half a cupful of cold water, one tablespoonful each ground ginger and cinnamon, one teaspoonful of cloves, one of soda dissolved in hot water, and enough flour to make a pretty stiff dough. Roll out thin, and bake at once.

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