Molasses Spice Cookies
Makes about 6 dozen cookies
|1||cup granulated sugar|
|2||cups all-purpose flour|
|2||teaspoons baking soda|
|1||teaspoon ground ginger|
|1||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1||teaspoon ground cloves|
|1/4||teaspoon dry mustard|
|1/2||cup granulated brown sugar or granulated sugar|
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheets; set aside.
- Beat granulated sugar and shortening about 5 minutes in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg; beat until fluffy.
- Combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, salt and mustard in medium bowl. Add to shortening mixture; beat until just blended.
- Place brown sugar in shallow dish. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cookies stand on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks; cool completely.
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