Sugar W Spice Cookies
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Confectioners sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||3 Tablespoon, softened|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||4 Tablespoon|
In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar.
Add egg; mix well.
Beat in molasses.
Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes.
Remove to wire racks; cool.
For frosting, cream sugar, butter and lemon peel in a mixing bowl.
Gradually add lemon juice, beating until frosting reaches desired spreading consistency.