Gingersnaps Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1-pint jar.
  2. Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.


Empty contents of jar into a mixing bowl and stir to combine. Cut in 3/4 cup shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup molasses and 1 slightly beaten egg. Shape dough into 1-inch balls, and roll them in sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets; bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. Remove from baking sheets immediately. (Cookies will firm quickly as they cool.)

Makes about 4 dozen.