"When I'm at a Chinese restaurant having a hard time with chopsticks, I always hope that there's a Chinese kid at an American restaurant somewhere who's struggling mightily with a fork."--Rick Budinich
3/4 c. shortening 1 c. sugar 1 egg 1/4 c. molasses 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. ginger
Cream shortening and sugar together very well. Add egg and molasses and cream well again. Add dry ingredients together but don't over-mix. Roll into small balls and cover in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on an non-greased cookie sheet. Cook at 350 degrees for 9 minutes.
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