• Prep Time

    15M

    Cook Time

    15M

    Total Time

    40M

    Serves

    Makes 40 (1-inch) Cookies

    Description

    A chewy molasses-like cookie.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/4 cups shortening
    • 3/4 cups molasses
    • 3 eggs
    • 6 3/4 cups flour
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 6 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 3 tsp ground ginger
    • 1 tsp ground cloves
    • 3 cups brown sugar
    • 1 cup white chocolate, melted

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Cream shortening, brown sugar, molasses and eggs until light and fluffy.
    3. Sift dry ingredients together: flour, baking soda, salt, ginger and cloves. Add to creamed mixture.
    4. Form into 1 inch balls, roll in granulated sugar. Place on cookie sheet 2 inches apart and flatten.
    5. Bake at 375 for 10 - 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet to cool.
    6. Melt white chocolate in double boiler and dip half of cookie in chocolate. Let sit until chocolate is set.