Submitted by Erin
1c packed brown sugar
¾ c shortening (Erin used lard)
2 1/4c flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon, ground
1 tsp ginger, ground
½ tsp clove, ground
¼ tsp salt
Mix brown sugar, shortening, molasses & egg.
Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, clove, ginger, salt. Cover & refrigerate for about an hour.
Pre-heat oven to 375’. Shape dough by round teaspoonful balls. Dip top of ball into sugar. Place ball sugar side up, on lightly greased cookie sheet – about 3 inches apart.
Bake 10-12 minutes, or until cookies are set. Remove from cookie sheets immediately.
Yield – about 4 dozen