“These are so yummy... My family cannot get enough of these. With these make sure you keep a good eye on them or they will turn hard and not be as flavorful! I got this from a cook book and changed it. Shortening is better to use then cooking oil, but if needed cooking oil makes a good substituion.”
20-24 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl combine 1 cup of flour, the brown sugar, shortening, molasses, egg, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
  2. Beat with with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until thoroughly combined. ( Add up to 1/2 Cup of flour if the consistancy is a little liquidy).
  3. Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  4. Roll in sugar.
  5. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 8- 10 minutes or until set and tops are crackled.
  7. Cool cookies on a wire rack until warm not hot.
  8. Enjoy.
  9. (You may save in a plastic bag for up to a week or week and a half).

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