- 1 C Brown Sugar
- 3/4 C Shortening
- 1/4 C Molasses
- 1 Egg
- 2 1/4 C Flour
- 2 t. Baking Soda
- 1 t. Cinnamon
- 1 t. Ginger
- 1/2 t. Ground Cloves
- 1/4 t. Salt
- Granulated Sugar
Mix brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg.
Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt.
Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into ball. Roll in granulated sugar.
Place dough balls about 3" apart on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Bake ~8 minutes - just until set. Remove from oven.
Allow to cool on tray for 1 minute before transferring to cooling rack.
Makes ~ 3 dozen cookies