½ cup shortening
½ cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
½ cup Steen’s Pure Cane Syrup
2 ¼ cup sifted all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
½ 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 in a moderate oven 375 degrees 8-10 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.