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Helens Ginger Cookies
Mouth-Watering Ginger Cookies
3/4 cup shortening
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
3 tsp. baking soda


Cream shortening, sugar and egg, and then blend in molasses.

In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt, spices and soda.

Stir the flour mixture into the creamed mixture.

Make 1-1/2 inch balls. Roll them in sugar. Place on a cookie sheet and tap down. Sprinkle a little sugar on top.

Bake 8-10 min. They will crack!

Remove to cooling racks. Enjoy!

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Serves: 24
Recipe Origin: United States
Submitted by:
Jill Hanson
United States
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