*** Sift together; flour, ginger, soda, cinnamon, salt. Cream; shortening, sugar, mix above together and add egg, cup molasses. Shape 1 tsp of dough into small balls. Roll in granulated sugar. Bake immediately or freeze and bake as needed. To bake: place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet, and bake @ 350F for 12 to 15 minutes.
Yield: 4 to 5 Dozen.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana