Servings:

2-3 dozen

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions:

Cream shortening and sugar together. Add egg; blend well.

Mix dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture; blend well.

Form dough into balls. Roll in white sugar. Place on cookie sheet and flatten slightly with bottom of a glass.

Bake on middle rack of oven.

Baking temperature:

350 degrees

Baking time:

15 minutes