Ingredients

1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 cup molasses
4 1/2 cups flour
3 tablespoons ginger

Method

Cream shortening; add sugar, well-beaten eggs, and molasses.  Sift flour once before measuring.  Sift flour, {soda}, salt, and ginger together.  Stir gradually into the mixture.  Mold into a loaf; wrap in waxed paper.  Place in refrigerator several hours.  Slice cookies as thin as desired.  Bake 10-12 minutes in a 400-degree oven.  

Makes about 4 dozen cookies. 

 

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