How To Make Molasses Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses

Directions:

  1. Measure and sift flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, cloves and ginger.
  2. Melt shortening in a large sauce pan.  Cool to lukewarm.
  3. Stir in egg, sugar and molasses.
  4. Add dry ingredients.  Mix well and chill.
  5. Form dough into small balls.  Roll in granulated sugar.
  6. Put balls on a greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 375 F degrees for 10-15 minutes.

 

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