3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. ground ginger
Preheat oven to 375º
Yield: 48 cookies
- Cream together butter & sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add molasses and egg; mix well.
- Roll into small balls and coat with powdered sugar.
- Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 10 minutes until golden brown.
- Remove from oven, press in pieces of candied ginger while still warm.