The Science Behind Gingersnaps

From America's Test Kitchen Season 13: Spicy Fall Sweets

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The Science Behind Gingersnaps

How do you engineer a thin crispy cookie using food science?



What’s the secret to gingersnaps that combine bold spice flavor and real snap? To begin with, there’s getting rid of all that moisture.

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