2018-10-25
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From, "Little Rock Cooks...Recipes Handed Down from Generation to Generation," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup shortening

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup molasses

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves

  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


TO PREPARE:

Melt shortening in a 2 or 3 quart saucepan over low heat; cool.  Add sugar, molasses, and egg; beat well.  Sift together soda, flour, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and salt and add to molasses mixture.  Mix well.  Chill.  Form dough into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.  Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

YIELD: 3 dozen

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