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Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Adapted from my Granny's recipe, this one allows for less fat, cholesterol, & calories than the original. Note: time includes 1 hour dough is in fridge before cooking

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream shortening & gradually add sugar.
  3. Blend in egg whites & molasses.
  4. Sift flour once then sift flour with salt, baking soda, cloves, cinnamon, & ginger. Stir in flax seed meal.
  5. Combine with shortening mixture & mix well.
  6. Chill 1 hour.
  7. Shape dough into small balls and bake on ungreased cookie sheet 12-15 minutes.