1 C shortening
1 C sugar
1 C molasses
5 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp ginger
2 tsp cloves
2 tsp cinnamon
Cream together the shortening, sugar and molasses.
Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cloves and cinnamon together.
Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture. Chill dough in refrigerator.
Roll out to 1/4-inch thick on floured surface.
Cut with floured cookie cutter.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for approximately 8-10 minutes. Makes 48.