Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I love cookies and the molasses is so good in these with the spices. If you refrigerate the dough for about 1 hour, you can shape the dough into balls and roll them in granulated sugar. I think this is a little easier and your cookies are more uniform.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream together shortening and sugar, add egg and beat thoroughly.
  2. Add molasses, salt, soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves.
  3. Gradually add flour. Mixture will be very thick.
  4. Spoon onto cookie sheet and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  5. Bake them for 10 minutes in a 350 oven.
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