Ingredients:

3/4 cup shortening
1 1/2 tsps baking soda
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup Steen's Pure Cane Syrup
1/2 tsp ginger
1 egg
1/4 tsp salt
2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp ground cloves

Instructions:

Cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add syrup and egg; mix well. Sift in remaining ingredients; mix thoroughly. Place in freezer 1 hour or chill in refrigerator 2 hours. Form into approximately 1 inch balls; roll in granulated sugar. Bake on greased baking sheets at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

YIELD: Approximately 4 dozen cookies