I'm a huge addict of these cookies. Joshua? Not so much. He thinks they are not cookie-like. xD
Think of these as really soft ginger snaps. <3 Me and my mom love them for that reason.
Note: These DO make a very cakey cookie.
½ C melted Shortening - Margarine works as well.
½ C Brown Sugar
½ C molasses
1 Beaten Egg
2 ½ cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda dissolved in ½ cup hot water
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp Vanilla
Teaspoon into balls on greased pan. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.