Makes about 140
1 cup molasses
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 cup shortening
tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground
1 teaspoon salt
3 14/ to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine molasses, sugar,
shortening, and baking soda in saucepan. Bring to boil. The mixture will
bubble. Cool mixture.
Add the remaining ingredients. Knead well on a
Chill dough for a few hours or more. Or freeze dough in
several small batches.
Roll very thin with a rolling pin. Cut with a 2-inch
round cutter. Place on cookie sheet and bake or 12 minutes.