|2 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|2 cups||Sifted all purpose flour|
Melt shortening in a 3 or 4 quart saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; let cool. Add sugar, molasses and egg; beat well. Sift together flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to first mixture. Mix well and chill. Form in one inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheets two inches apart.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
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