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Cream sugar and shortening, add the egg and molasses.
Combine flour, soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Add to wet mixture and mix gently.
Chill in refrigerator for 1/2 hour. Take batter and roll into 1 inch balls. Dip balls in sugar before baking. I added a little chopped crystalized ginger to the sugar for a little extra ginger flavor.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.