Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Spiced Cookies

1 ½ C. Softened Butter
2 C. Sugar
2 Eggs
½ C. Molasses
4 C. Flour
4 t. Baking Soda
2 t. Ground Cinnamon
1 t. Ground Ginger
1 t. Ground Cloves
1 t. Salt
Additional Sugar

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add molasses; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt; add to creamed mixture. Refrigerate overnight.

Shape into ½ in. balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 6 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack.