Ginger Snaps
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2¼ cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Combine shortening, sugar, egg, and molasses and mix until combined well. Mix in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour.
  2. Shape into balls and dip tops in granulated sugar. Place 3" apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 for 9-12 minutes (in my oven it's 7-8 minutes). Remove from cookie sheet immediately. Makes 2½ - 3 dozen.
Recipe by Real Mom Kitchen at https://realmomkitchen.com/152/ginger-snaps/