These are great dunked in milk or served with tea.
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease 2 baking sheets.
In large bowl, cream shortening, brown sugar, egg, and molasses. Slowly mix in flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Mix until well blended.
Pinch off 1 inch sized pieces of dough and roll into balls. Roll in sugar and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten cookies slightly using the bottom of a glass. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool on wire racks.