2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups shortening
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
4 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons cloves
2 teaspoons ginger


Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs and molasses and stir in dry ingredients. Roll into 1 inch balls, dip in sugar; place on a baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake in a moderate oven – 375-degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.

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