- 2 Cups all-purpose flour
- 1 Tablespoon ground ginger
- 2 Teaspoons baking powder
- 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 Teaspoon salt
- 3/4 Cups shortening
- 1 Cup white granulated sugar, plus more for rolling
- 1 large egg
- 1/4 Cup molasses
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Mix dry ingredients in a medium bowl.
In a separate bowl, cream shortening and sugar together. Beat in eggs and molasses.
Mix in dry ingredients.
Form into small balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
Roll balls in sugar and place about 2″ apart on cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes or until crispy around edges.