Gramma Kath's Sugar and Spice Cookies

375 degrees
ungreased sheet
8-12 min.
c. 5 dozen cookies

Mix the following ingredients"
3/4 cup shortening
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses

Sift together and add:
2 cups flour
2 tsps baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinammon
3/4 tsp ground ginger
3/4 tsp ground cloves

Form in balls the size of small walnuts. Roll in sugar and place on baking sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a bowl or glass.

When the cookies have been baking for four minutes, open the oven door and give the sheet a few rigorous shakes to make the cookies nice and flat.