Molasses sugar cookies, 2nd place

Yield: 36 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Shortening; melted
1 cup Sugar
1 \N Egg
¼ cup Molasses
2 teaspoons Baking soda
2 cups All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Cloves
½ teaspoon Ginger
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Salt

Melt shortening; allow to cool. Add sugar, egg and molasses to shortening.

Sift flour, soda and spices together. Mix all together and form into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on cookie sheet 2 inches apart.

Bake 6 to 8 minutes in 350-degree oven. If taken out of oven when shiny, cookie will be softer. Leave on pan 1 minute before removing after taking out of oven.

Formatted by suechef@...

NOTES : Catherine Wade of Hampton "They taste as good as they smell while cooking. Sugar and spice, and they are really nice. So put a little spice in your life, and try one."

Recipe by: Newport News' Centennial Cookie Contest Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #834 by Sue <suechef@...> on Oct 09, 1997

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