Best-ever gingersnaps

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Sugar
2 cups All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground ginger
½ teaspoon Ground cloves
¾ cup Shortening
¼ cup Molasses
1 Egg; slightly beaten
Sugar (for rolling in)

Combine 1 cup sugar, flour, salt, soda & spices & stir lightly. Cut in shortening to resemble coarse crumbs. Stir in molasses & egg. Shape dough into 1-inch balls & roll in sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets & bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Remove from baking sheets immediately. (Cookies will firm quickly as they cool.) Yields about 4-½ dozen.

MRS. STEVEN TONEY

ROSEMARY KALE

MARVELL, AR

From <Simply Southern>, the Desoto School Mothers' Assn, Helena-West Helena, AR 72390. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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