Keep an eye out for these spice and molasses cookies. They're so delicious they may not even have time to cool before they're gone!

Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
25 mins
bake:
15 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
20
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and cloves.

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  • In a large bowl, beat shortening with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar and beat until fluffy.

  • Add egg and molasses. Beat until combined. Add flour mixture and beat on low speed until well combined.

  • Shape into 1-1/2-inch balls. Dip into a small bowl of water and a bowl of additional sugar. (For a lighter coating, just dip in sugar.)

  • Arrange balls 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until light brown on bottoms. Cool the cookies on wire racks. Makes 20 cookies.

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