Crinkled Molasses Cookies

1 cup sugar
3/4 cup crisco
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
2 cups flour
2  1/2 baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon  cloves
1/4 teaspoon cardamom
1/4 teaspoon salt
granulated sugar


1.  Heat oven to 350

2.  In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, shortening,molasses and egg.

3.  Beat with electric mixer until well blended.

4.  In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda,cinnamon,ginger,cloves,cardamon and salt.  Add  to egg mixture and beat at low speed until a soft dough forms.

5.  Shape dough in 1 inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place 2 inches apart on  ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 8-12 minutes or until set.

Yield 6 dozen cookies.

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