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Serves Makes 4 dozen | Prep Time | Cook Time 10-12 minutes

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
Granulated sugar


On a sheet of waxed paper, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and 1/8 tsp salt.

Set aside

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

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