|Soft shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Cream shortening, 1 cup sugar, egg, and molasses.
Combine flour, soda.
Salt, and the next four spices: add to creamed mixture.
Chill dough thoroughly.
Roll into balls the size of small walnuts.
Dip tops In mixture of sugar and cinnamon.
Place, sugar-coated side up, about 3 inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
Sprinkle each cookie with two or three drops of water to produce a crackled surface.
Do not flatten cookies.
Bake at 375° for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are just set.
But not hard.
Although cookies will puff up In baking, they flatten when removed from the oven.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4056 Calories from Fat 1437
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 163 g250.4%
Saturated Fat 40.7 g203.6%
Trans Fat 20.2 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 3857.8 mg160.7%
Total Carbohydrates 622 g207.3%
Dietary Fiber 11.2 g45%
Sugars 344.8 g
Protein 39 g78.6%
Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 4.1%
Calcium 47% Iron 136.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet