Yield: 1 Batch
1½ c Sugar
½ ts Salt 1 c Shortening 4 ts Baking soda 2 Eggs, beaten 2 ts Cinnamon 1 c Cane or sorghum molasses 1 ts Ginger 4 c A.p. or unbleached flour
Cream sugar and shortening; add eggs and molasses. Mix flour, salt, soda and spices. Add to creamed mixture. Roll into walnut-sized balls. If desired, roll balls in granulated sugar. Place the balls on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 F for close to 10 minutes. Makes about three dozen.