Mix molasses, shortening, and sugar thoroughly.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Stir together remaining ingredients; blend in.
Work with hands until well blended.
Cover; chill about 4 hr.
Heat oven to 375°
Roll dough out paper-thin, a little at a time.
Cut in desired shapes.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Bake 5 to 6 min., or until lightly browned.
If desired, when cool, frost with Easy Creamy Icing