- 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 eggs (beaten)
- 1 cup molasses*
- 4 cups all purpose flour
- 4 tsp. baking soda
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. ground ginger
- 1 tsp. salt
Cream sugar and shortening; add eggs and molasses*. Sift flour and spices together; add sugar mixture. Mix well. Roll dough in to balls the size of walnuts; then roll dough balls in more granulated sugar. Put on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes. Makes: 3 dozen.
*When measuring the molasses, first spray your measuring cup and spoon with cooking spray, so it will pour out easier.
By Terri H.
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