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Ginger snap

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A gingersnap,[1] ginger snap, ginger nut,[2] or ginger biscuit is a biscuit flavored with ginger. Ginger snaps are flavored with powdered ginger and a variety of other spices, most commonly cinnamon, molasses[3] and clove.[4] There are many recipes.[5] The brittle ginger nut style is a commercial version of the traditional fairings once made for market fairs now represented only by the Cornish fairing.[citation needed]

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Ginger Snap
Ginger nut biscuits made by Arnott's Biscuits
Alternative namesGinger nut, ginger biscuit
Main ingredientsPowdered ginger, spices (commonly cinnamon and nutmeg)