1Mix sugar, shortening and molasses in a large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a roll, about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
2Heat oven to 350°. Cut rolls into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake about 9 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet.