1 c. sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. shortening
1 tsp. cloves
1 egg
1/2 tsp. ginger
4 tbsp light molasses
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
2 c. flour

Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and molasses, blend well. Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Roll dough into 1 to 1-1/2 inch balls and flatten on cookie sheet with the bottom of a flat glass dipped in sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes.