“This is the recie my grandmother gave to me. I have no idea where she got it from. But they are SO yummy! They are crisp and chewy and full of flavor. I usually buy the cloves whole and crush them myself.”
READY IN:
28mins
SERVES:
48
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a large bowl place about half of the flour.
  3. Add the brown sugar, shortening or oil, molasses, egg, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
  4. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed till thoroughly combined. Then beat or stir in the remaining flour.
  5. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll the balls in sugar to coat.
  6. Place 2 inches apart on an un-greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes or till edges are set and tops are crackled. Cool for one minute on cookie sheet. Cool on a wire rack.

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