1/2 c Butter Or Margarine 1/4 t Salt
1/4 c Shortening 2 t Baking Soda
1 c Brown Sugar; Firmly Packed 1 t Cinnamon
1 ea Egg; Large 1/2 t Ginger
1/4 c Molasses 1/2 t Cloves; Ground
2 1/2 c Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted 1/2 t Allspice; Ground
Cream butter, shortening, and brown sugar thoroughly.
Blend in egg and molasses. Sift together the remaining ingredients.
Stir into sugar mixture.
Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased
baking sheets. Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass that has
been greased and dipped into sugar. Bake in preheated 350 degrees F.
oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool cookies on racks and store in
airtight tins. Makes 4 dozen cookies.