1/2 cup shortening
2 tsps baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp ginger
1 egg, unbeaten
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup Steen's Pure Cane Syrup
1/4 tsp salt
2 1/4 cups sifted all purpose flour
1/2 cup water


Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and syrup; mix well. Sift together flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Add dry ingredients alternately with water. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 – 10 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.