1/4 c Shortening
1/4 ts Cloves
1/4 c Brown sugar
1/4 ts Ginger
1/3 c Molasses
1 pn Nutmeg
1/4 ts Baking soda
1 pn Allspice
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/4 c Flour
1/4 ts Cinnamon
Beat shortening for 30 seconds. Add sugar & beat till well blended.
Add molasses & beat again for a few seconds. Stir in the dry
ingredients & spices in order, ensuring that they are well blended
after each addition. Add flour a little at a time. Mix thoroughly.
Roll out dough till paper thin, you can do this in several batches.
Cut with cookie cutters & place on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 5
to 6 minutes at 375F.