*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Chewy Ginger Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996
 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           shortening
    1 1/4  cups          sugar -- divided
    1                    egg
      1/4  cup           molasses
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
    2                    cusp          all-purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      ground cinnamon
    1      teaspoon      ground ginger
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cloves
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and 1 cup sugar. Add the egg, molasses and
vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Roll into 1 balls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 1-1/2 apart on ungreased
baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool
on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.
 
 
 
 
 
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