Mom's Molasses Cookies

Total Time
1hr 25mins
1 hr 10 mins
15 mins

These are my absolute favorite cookies. Every time I go home my mom makes a batch.

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  1. Mix together brown sugar, Crisco, molasses and egg; add in flour, soda and spices, mix well.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 375°.
  4. Shape dough into walnut-sized balls.
  5. Dip tops in granulated sugar.
  6. Place sugar-side up about 3" apart on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  8. Remove immediately from cookie sheet and let cool.