Ginger Cakes

Robin Dotson
Ginger Cakes

These crisp, sugar-coated cookies are sure to please your sweet tooth.

3/4 cups shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, beaten
1/4 cup molasses
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
2 cups all-purpose flour

Combine cream shortening and sugar. Add the egg and molasses and mix
well. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the shortening
mixture. Mix until combined. Roll into walnut-sized balls and roll in
sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 7 - 10 minutes.
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