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Serves 2 dozen | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 10-12 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe was given to me in the late 60's & I still make them at the holidays.

Ingredients You'll Need

3/4 cup shortening
1 c. white sugar
1 egg
2 T. molasses
2 T. dark corn syrup
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 t.baking soda
1/2 t.salt
1 t. ground cinnamon
1 t. ground ginger


Preheat oven to 350` Cream the shortening and sugar, egg and beat until fluffy, then stir in the molasses & corn syrup. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon. Add to the egg mixture and stir until well blended. Roll bits of dough into 1 inch balls, dough will be soft & sticky. Roll balls in sugar to coat. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until cookies have spread and tops have cracked. Let cool before removing from pan.

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