Soft Ginger Cookies

Ingredients
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2-1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
Additional sugar

Directions
1.  In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. 
2.  Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
3.  Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. 
4.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
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