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.