Grandma Donakowski's Molasses Cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour sifted
  • 2 tsps baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ginger ground
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • In small bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt.
  • In a large bowl, blend shortening, sugar, molasses, egg until smooth.
  • Combine wet and dry ingredients in large bowl.
  • Put 12 tablespoon size drops on ungreased cookie sheet (I put foil down for easy cleanup).
  • Bake on center rack at 375 for 8-10 minutes
  • Cool and enjoy!