Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

These have been a favorite since I was a little girl. I remember eating these in front of the TV watching "Romper room". The dough is quite soft, so I always put it in the fridge between baking batches for easier rolling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream Crisco, sugar, egg, and molasses till fluffy.
  2. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and spices.
  3. Form into small balls using a teaspoon.
  4. Roll into sugar.
  5. Place on ungreased cookies sheets.
  6. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes. Watch carefully towards end so they do not burn.


Most Helpful

oh.. I can see why you refrigerate them before baking... but these are a great tasting spice cookie. I baked them for my mom's Bible study class meeting and they all enjoyed them. Thanks for the recipe.

luvmybge November 24, 2002

YUUUUUUUUMMM! I had nothing but praise with these. fights over the last ones too! hehe fabulous! has now become a permanent part of my "selective" cookie recipie collection.Thank you!!

Neneldae January 04, 2003

I loved these! Not too sweet and good and spicey! Everyone I know adored these they barely lasted a day!

Boiled Custard February 17, 2009

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