|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted|
|Molasses||1 Cup (16 tbs) (light)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar.
Stir in molasses and egg.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt.
Add flour mixture gradually to molasses mixture.
Stir until dough is smooth.
Mould into 1-inch balls, roll balls in sugar, and bake in a 375°F oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until ginger balls are light brown.