3/4 cup hard margarine or butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 fancy molasses
2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
2 tsp Baking soda
2 tsp Ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 (approx) granulated sugar
Cream margarine and first amount of sugar in large bowl. Add egg and molasses. Beat well.
Combine next 5 ingredients in medium bowl. Add to margarine mixture in 2 additions, mixing well after each addition until no dry flour remains. Roll into 1 inch balls.
Roll balls in second amount of sugar in small bowl until coated. Arrange about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake in 350 oven for about 10 mins. Let stand on cookie sheets for 5 mins. Remove cookies from cookie sheets and place on wire racks to cool. Makes about 90 cookies.
1 cookie=45 calories, 1.7 g total fat (1.1g Mono, 0.2 g Poly, 0.4 g Sat) 2 mg cholesterol, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fibre, trace protein, 62 mg sodium,