Molasses Crinkles
Mix Together: 3/4 cup soft shortening
  1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  1 egg
  1/4 cup molasses
Sift together and stir in: 2 1/4 cups sifted flour
  2 tsp. Baking Soda
  1/4 tsp. salt
  1/2 tsp. cloves
  1 tsp. cinnamon
  1 tsp. ginger
Prepare: Chill dough, roll into balls the size of small walnuts. Dip tops into sugar. Place sugared side up, 3 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle each cookie with 2 or 3 drops of water. This will produce a crackled surface.
Bake: Bake 10 minutes in a 375 degree oven, just until set but not hard. 
  Makes about 4 dozen, 1 1/2 inch cookies.

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