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Molasses Sugar Cookies

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“these cookies puff up while baking then flatten when cool. they are soft and chewy and delicious.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
48
YIELD:
4 dozen cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt shortening in a 3 or 4 quart saucepan over low heat.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. when cool, add sugar, molasses, and egg; beat well.
  4. sift together the flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt.
  5. add to first mixture.
  6. mix well.
  7. form into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  8. bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 mminutes.

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