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Serves About 4 Dozen | Prep Time About 15 minutes + chill | Cook Time About 10 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Taste Of Home -- Francis Stoops

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp salt
Additional sugar


In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar

Beat in the egg and molasses

Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt

Gradually add to the creamed mixture


Roll into 1 1/4 inch balls

Dip into the sugar

Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets

Bake at 375 F for about 10 minutes or until set and the surface cracks

Cool on wire racks

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