Another recipe from an Enrichment cookie exchange. Submitted by Heather M.
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup honey (or you can use molasses)
1 cup sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg (or cloves if you use molasses)
2 1/4 cups flour (or 2 cups for molasses)
Combine all ingredients and divide into 6 parts. Roll each part into a skinny snake and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush with water over the top of dough and sprinkle with sugar. Bake 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees. The will be lightlygolden brown. Take out of oven and cut on a diagonal. Let cool and enjoy.