Old Fashinoned Molasses Cookier

1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
2 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar

Heat oven to 325. Beat brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar.
Shape dough with ice cream scoop into rounded 1 1/2 inch balls. Dip balls into granulated sugar. Place balls, sugar side up on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 13-16 minutes or just until set and cookies appear dry. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Makes about 2 dozen 3" cookies.

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