Rating: 5 stars 4.7
84 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 70
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

These cookies store wonderfully and keep for several days.



Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cream together until light and fluffy butter flavored shortening and brown sugar. Add egg and molasses and beat well. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, ground cloves and ginger. Add to creamed mixture and mix well.

  • Chill at least 1 hour or overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Roll into 1-inch balls, roll in sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from pan.

Nutrition Facts

117 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 15.8g; fat 5.6g; cholesterol 6.2mg; sodium 109mg. Full Nutrition