|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
1)You need 21 drinking straws cut in half.
2)In a bowl, beat together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
3)Add molasses, salt and egg and beat well.
4)In another bowl, sift together flour, soda, ginger, cinnamon and cloves.
5)Mix it to shortening mixture and blend well.
6)Take greased baking sheets drop batter on it with leveled tablespoons.
7)Insert half a drinking straw in each mound of dough, straws parallel with sheet.
8)Sprinkle dough with sugar.
9)Bake at 375 degrees for 11 to 14 minutes.
10)Cool for about 2 minutes before removing cookies from baking sheets.
11)Serve the cookies pops as snacks for kids.