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Serves 6 Dozen | Prep Time 3-4 hours | Cook Time 8-10 minutes

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/2 cups shortening
2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup molasses
2 eggs
4 cups flour
4 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp salt


Melt the shortening in a large pan on the stove


Add the sugar, eggs, and molasses

Beat well

In a separate bowl, sift the dry ingredients together

Add to the pan

Mix well and chill for 3-4 hours or overnight

Form walnut size balls and roll in granulated sugar

Place on greased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart

Bake at 375 F for 8-10 minutes

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