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       Title: Chewy Ginger Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Holiday
       Yield: 48 Servings
     3/4 c  Shortening
   1 1/4 c  Sugar; divided
       1    Egg
     1/4 c  Molasses
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
   Recipe by: TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996 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.