to 350F. Cream together the shortening, brown sugar, molasses and egg.
Sift the rest of the ingredients together (except the granulated sugar)
and stir them into the molasses mixture.
dough into 3 sizes of balls, to create body (large ball), head (medium
ball), and ears, arms, and legs (small balls). Roll the balls in
granulated sugar. Put figures together on greased baking sheets,
allowing 2 inches between them. Bake approximately 12 minutes, until
springy to the touch.
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