- 3/4 c. shortening
- 1 c. sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/4 c. molasses
- 2 c. all purpose flour
- 1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa
- 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 2 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 c. sugar
Cream shortening; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add egg, and beat well.
Stir in molasses.
Sift flour and cocoa together; stir in baking soda, ginger, and salt. Add to creamed mixture, stirring well.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls: roll in 1/4 cup sugar.
Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.
Cool cookies completely on wire racks.
Yield: About 4 dozen.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 77Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 66mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g