Ginger Snap Cookies
1 cup white sugar
3/4 cup butter, shortening or margarine, softened
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp cloves
In large bowl combine first 4 sugar, margarine, molasses and egg. Blend well. Stir in remaining ingredients and blend well.
Chill dough for easier handling. Lightly grease (not oil)
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Shape dough into 1 inch balls, roll balls in sugar.
Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 8 - 10 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 1 - 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
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