Nanny's ginger cookies
- 1 egg 1/4 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup shortening 2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup molasses 1 tsp cinnamon
- 2 cups flour 1 tsp ground cloves
- 1 tsp ginger
Cream sugar and shortening. Beat in egg, then molasses. Mix together flour,spices and baking soda. Add to cream mixture and mix well. Refrigerate overnight. Roll dough into balls and roll in white sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.