|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Light Or Dark)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Gold medal all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Ground ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Mix sugar, shortening, egg, molasses and water.
Stir in remaining ingredients except frosting.
Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Heat oven to 400°.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, about 8 minutes.
Immediately remove from cookie sheet Cool; frost with Vanilla Butter Frosting.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1596 Calories from Fat 665
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 75 g115.7%
Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.7%
Trans Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 1796.4 mg74.8%
Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.2%
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%
Sugars 194.8 g
Protein 7 g14.3%
Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 4.2%
Calcium 42.6% Iron 55.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet