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Ingredients You'll Need

¾ C shortening, melted
1 C sugar
1 egg
¼ C molasses
2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp ginger
Pinch of salt
Extra sugar, for rolling


In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt.

In a mixing bowl, beat sugar & shortening.

Add egg and beat well

Add molasses and beat well.

Mix in flour mixture, until well combined.

Refrigerate dough for 3 hours.

Preheat oven to 325F

Form dough into 1 inch balls.

Roll in sugar.

Place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet, 2 inches

Bake at 325F for 12 – 15 minutes.


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