|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||3 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Light molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350F.
Sift flour with baking soda, salt, cloves, cinna- mon, and ginger; set aside.
In large bowl of electric mixer, at medium speed, gradually add 1 cup sugar to shortening, creaming until very light and fluffy—about 5 min- utes.
Blend in molasses and egg.
At low speed, beat in flour mixture just until well combined, scraping down side of bowl with rubber scraper.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining 1/3 cup sugar.
Place, 2 inches apart, on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes (no longer), until golden brown.
Let stand 1 minute before removing to wire rack to cool.
Makes about 4 dozen
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2862 Calories from Fat 1426
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 161 g248.2%
Saturated Fat 40.4 g201.9%
Trans Fat 20.2 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 4706.8 mg196.1%
Total Carbohydrates 326 g108.7%
Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.1%
Sugars 114.6 g
Protein 33 g65.1%
Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 29.2% Iron 95.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet