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Aunt Delle's Molasses Cookies

3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup Brer Rabbit green label molasses
2 to 2 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
sugar

Mix together shortening, brown sugar, egg and molasses. Sift flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger. Chill dough 3-4 hours or overnight. Form into balls; dip top in sugar. Bake until just set, 7-10 minutes at 350°.

Source: Aunt Delle Charron Bruley

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