Mix thoroughly molasses, shortening and sugar.
Blend in remaining ingredients except icing.
Cover; chill at least 4 hours.
Heat oven to 375°.
Roll dough 1/8 inch thick or, if desired, paper-thin on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
Cut into desired shapes.
Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 8 minutes or until set.
Immediately remove from baking sheet; cool.
Frost with Easy Creamy Icing.