Monday, March 30, 2009


3/4 cup shortening
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsps. baking soda
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
sugar for rolling in

Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and molasses. Blend dry ingredients together and add gradually stirring well. Roll in walnut size balls and roll in white sugar.(don't forget this step).Place on lightly sprayed cookie sheet (Don't flatten).They will spread. Bake 350 degrees till crackled and light brown 7-8 min. May look soft in middle but will cook more when taken out.

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