Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Grandma B's Ginger Cookies with Nancy's Modifications

1 1/2 c shortening
2 c sugar (Nancy uses half brown)
1/2 c molasses
2 eggs
4 c flour
4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt (Nancy uses kosher salt)
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp powdered ginger (Nancy doubles all  3 spices)
4 c flour

Cream shortening, sugars, eggs and molasses.  Next mix in dry ingredients.  Chill dough and roll in 1 inch balls, dip in sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake at 375 for 1o minutes.  Make some tea and enjoy these cookies!

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