Chewy Ginger Cookies
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Beat shortening at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well.
Add egg and molasses, mixing well.
Combine flour and next 4 ingredients, stirring well.
Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture, mixing well.
Cover and chill 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls, and roll balls in 1/4 cup sugar.
Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375° for 9 minutes.
Remove from cookie sheets, and let cool on wire racks.