These cookies are as good as it gets. I made some Sunday for some friends who were coming over– 3 were left on the plate at the end of the night. So last night I made a double batch. They are a Christmas favorite with the Hills.
From the Kitchen of Julie Hill
1 Cup Sugar
2 Cups Flour
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
1 Teaspoon Ginger
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
Cut 3/4 Cup Crisco in with a Pastry Cutter. Blend until course like bread crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup molasses and 1 egg.
Mix with electric mixer until well blended.
Shape into 1” balls. Roll balls in sugar. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 for 10 minutes. Don’t brown completely. Remove from cookie sheet immediately. Be careful not to overbake!