Sugar n’ Spice Cookies

They aren’t quite sugar plums dancing in visions, but sugar & spice cookies would be lovely for Christmas. Really, you can’t go wrong with a tag line of They’re spicy, they’re crisp…they’re sugar-coated.

Sugar n’ Spice Cookies

Mix together thoroughly:

3/4 cup soft shortening

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup molasses

Sift together and stir in:

2 cups sifted Gold Medal “kitchen tested” enriched flour (any all purpose flour will work)

2 tsp soda

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

3/4 tsp cloves

3/4 tsp ginger

Mix thoroughly. Form into balls the size of small walnuts. Place about 2 in apart on greased baking sheet.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes in quick moderate oven (375º). Roll in confectioners sugar while still warm.

Makes 4 to 5 dozen cookies (2″ in diameter)

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