Ginger Cookies

READY IN: 37mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or nonstick baking mats.
  • Using an electric mixer at low speed, cream the shortening and sugar until thoroughly combined.
  • Add the egg and molasses and beat until completely incorporated.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt and add to the mixture.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Roll the dough into balls about 1-inch in diameter.
  • Roll the balls in sugar.
  • Place 1/2-inch apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  • Flatten the balls slightly with your fingertips.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.
  • Cool on wire racks.
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