Aunt Gertie's Ginger Snaps
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs and molasses, and mix well. Mix in remaining dry ingredients until a stiff dough forms. Form into balls the size of walnuts. Roll balls in granulated sugar. Place 1 inch apart on greased baking sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes.
Makes about 5 dozen.
Source: Eleanor Bernat, St. Petersburg.