Ginger Snaps
Meghan Farrell Matteson, Marilyn Farrell, DM & HP
Andrew's favorite!
3/4 cups shortening
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup dark molasses
1 egg beaten
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp each of ginger and cloves
1 tsp cinnamon

Combine all ingredients, mix well.
Roll into a walnut size ball
Roll in a dish of sugar until coated

Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 9-10 minutes at 350
Do NOT overbake
Cookies will fall after cooling