Molasses Sugar Cookies
- 1 1/2 c shortening
- 2 c sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 c molasses
- 4 c flour
- 4 t baking soda
- 1/2 t salt
- 1 t cinnamon
- 1 t ginger
- 1 t allspice(I subbed this for cloves)
- extra sugar in a bowl
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cream shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add egg one at a time until incorporated.
In a med bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.
Add flour mix to the wet ingredients a little at a time.
Put into an airtight container and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Preheat oven to 375
Pour sugar into a shallow bowl and roll 1 inch sized balls of cookie dough into the sugar
Place on baking sheet 2 in apart and bake for 10 min.
Cookies will crinkle and crack as they cool. Enjoy