Molasses sugar cookies


1 stick margarine or butter
¼ cup shortening (Crisco)
1 cup sugar
¼ cup molasses
1 egg
2 cup flour
2 tsp baking soda
½ tsp each cinnamon, cloves, and ginger
½ tsp salt
granulated sugar

In large bowl, cream shortening, butter, and sugar. Add molasses and egg. Sift together flour, spices, & salt. Mix well; cover & chill. Form 1" balls; roll in sugar; place on greased cookie sheet 2" apart. Bake at 350° for 6-10 minutes.

Yields: 4 doz. cookies.

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