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3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
5 Tbsp. molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ginger
Mix first four ingredients well, then add remaining ingredients. Dough will be crumbly.
Shape into balls the size of walnuts and dip one side in sugar. Place on a sprayed cookie sheet sugar side up. Bake 10 to 15 minutes in 350 degree oven. Makes approximately 2 1/2 to 3 dozen cookies.
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