Snappy Molasses Crinkles
Why I Love This Recipe
I clipped this recipe from a magazine right after I was married 35 years ago.
This is a very tasty cookie
Ingredients You'll Need
2 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup molasses
1 large egg
On a sheet of waxed paper, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and 1/8 tsp salt.
In a large bowl, using a wooden spoon, beat the brown sugar with the shortening, molasses, and egg until well blended.
Stir in the flour mixture
Cover and refrigerate for one hour
Preheat the oven to 375 F
Shape the dough into balls about 1 inch in diameter
Roll in the granulated sugar
Place 3 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the tops have cracked