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Soft Ginger Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), packed
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs), sifted
  Soda 3 Teaspoon
  Ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening.
Add brown sugar and cream well.
Beat in molasses.
Sift together flour, soda, ginger, cloves, cinnamon and salt and add to creamed mixture alternately with water.
Blend well and chill several hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Roll dough into a square 1/8 inch thick.
Sprinkle generously with sugar and cut into 2-inch squares with a knife.
Put on ungreased cookie sheet and bake about 10 minutes or until a light touch in the centre leaves almost no mark.
Cool on racks and store in a tin box with a tight lid.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Ginger

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