Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Grandma Johnson's Ginger Crinkles

This is Cory's maternal grandmother's recipe. These are soft and spicy and comforting and delicious.  Eat a couple with a glass of milk.  Here's to you, Grandma Johnson!

3/4 c shortening
1 c sugar
1 egg
4 T molasses
2 c flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cloves
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

Cream shortening and sugar, add egg and molasses.  Mix well, then add dry ingredients.  Form into balls and roll in sugar.  Place on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 350.  Enjoy!