Cookies, Spice Molasses

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Esther loved these at the park!  
Source
 
Source Description
 
Last Modified
2012-09-07  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
3/4 c
butter, unsalted

1/4 c
molasses

1 c
sugar

1 ea
egg

2 t
baking soda

1/2 t
cloves

1/2 t
ginger, powdered

1 t
cinnamon

1/2 t
salt

2 1/4 c
flour


Directions
Cream shortening, sugar, molasses, and egg.
Mix dry ingredients together and add to creamed mixture.
Refrigerate 30 minutes.  Roll into 1 inch balls and roll in additional amount sugar.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes on greased cookie sheet.