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Molasses Sugar Cookies Recipe


3/4 c Shortening, melted
1 c Sugar
1 Egg
1/4 c Molasses
2 ts Baking soda
2 c All purpose flour
1/3 ts Cloves
1/2 ts Ginger
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Salt

Melt shortening; allow to cool. Add sugar, egg and molasses to
shortening. Sift flour, soda and spices together. Mix all together
and form into 1 inch balls, roll in graulated sugar and place on
cookie sheet 2 inch apart. Bake 6 to 8 minutes in 350 degree oven. If
taken out of oven when shiny, cookie will be softer. Leave on pan 1
minute before removing after taking out of oven.