Ginger cookies


Ingredients
  • ¾ cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups flour

Instructions
  1. Cream shortening, gradually adding sugar. Beat in egg, molasses, baking soda, salt, ginger, and cinnamon.
  2. Add flour to creamed mixture. Blend well.
  3. Roll into small balls; cover in sugar. Place 2” apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes.

Makes 2-3 dozen.


(From Krissy.)