Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Serves: 48,Yield: 4dozen cookies
About This Recipe
“these cookies puff up while baking then flatten when cool. they are soft and chewy and delicious.”
1/2 teaspoonground ginger
Melt shortening in a 3 or 4 quart saucepan over low heat.
Remove from heat and let cool.
when cool, add sugar, molasses, and egg; beat well.
sift together the flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt.
add to first mixture.
form into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 mminutes.
“These are actually my favorite homemade cookies- they are crisp and delicious!Great recipe!”
“What great cookies and what a gorgeous colour and aroma and as with the reviewer above they will not last long here either !!!”
“These indeed are outstanding cookies!I reduced the salt to 1/2 teaspoon, and I cut back on the cloves as well.They are delicious and won’t last long around here!Thanks for a great recipe.”