Friday, November 14, 2008

Molasses Cookies

3/4 cup shortening (melted)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup molasses (robust flavor)
1 egg
2 teaspoons soda
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Melt shortening and let cool.
Add sugar, molasses and egg, beat well.
Sift soda, flour, cloves, salt, ginger and cinnamon.
Mix well.
Roll into small balls and then in sugar.
Place on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes.