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Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. ground ginger
Additional sugar

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add egg and molasses; beat well. Sift together dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Chill the dough. Roll into 1-1/4 in. balls and dip into sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for about 10 minutes or until set and surface cracks. Cool on wire racks.
Makes about 4 dozen.

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