4 DOZEN COOKIES
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1/4 cup molasses
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour*
2 teaspoons soda
2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoon ground ginger
2 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
shortening, brown sugar, egg and molasses. Blend
in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar.
Cover; chill 1 hour.
Heat oven to 375°. Shape dough by rounded
teaspoonfuls into balls. Dip tops in
granulated sugar. Place balls sugared side
up 3 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or just until set.
Immediately remove from baking sheet.
*If using self-rising, omit baking powder and