Wilma's Sugar & Spice Cookies

Wilma's Sugar & Spice Cookies

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Super flavorful, soft in the center with crunchy edges. Handed down from generation to generation.


Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup soft shortening
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 2 tsps baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp ground cloves
  • ¾ tsp ground ginger
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Mix together shortening, sugar, egg, molasses.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients and add to wet mixture... mix well, chill dough for 1 hour.
  4. Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, form into balls then roll in powdered sugar, place on a greased or parchment lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove to a cooling rack.
  6. *Note - For best baking results, let each cookie sheet cool slightly before placing the next batch.