Ginger Strips

From the Kitchen of: Jan Collins '74, '75
Category: Desserts
 

Ingredients:

6 tablespoons shortening
6 tablespoons butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molassess
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups all-purpose flour
 

Instructions:

Combine ingredients in order given. Blend until dough forms. Divide dough into 6 equal (4 1/2 ounce) portions. Using two greased 12" x 18" baking sheets, place 3 portions on each baking sheet place 3" apart. With dampened fingers form each dough portion into a 12" log. Gently form a groove in each log. Sprinkle with extra white sugar. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool 3 to 5 minutes. Cut into diagonally into strips, 7 per log.
 

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