Molasses Spice Cookies

Another one of mom’s cookie recipes… and a good one, too!

1 1/2 c. shorteningIMG_3484
2 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c molasses
2t baking soda
2t cinnamon
2t cloves
2t ginger
4 c flour
(and extra sugar to roll the cookies in)IMG_3487IMG_3485

Directions
Mix in order.  Make 1″ balls and roll in sugar.  Flatten slightly on baking sheet.
Bake at 350º for 10 minutes.
Makes about 5 dozen