Molasses Spice Cookies

Cup shortening

1 Cup sugar

1 Egg

Cup molasses

2 Cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon ginger

1 teaspoon ground cloves

 

Preheat the oven to 350.

 

Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add in the egg, then molasses.

 

In a separate bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger & cloves.

 

Incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet until just mixed.

 

Roll into walnut-sized balls and dip one side in sugar. Bake sugar side up for 10 minutes.