- Preheat oven to 325° F (conventional oven).
- Cream together wet ingredients in one bowl.
- Prepare dry ingredients by sifting flour with soda and spices in a second bowl.
- Blend dry ingredients into wet and mix thoroughly yet quickly.
- Drop in heaping tablespoons into granulated sugar, roll into balls and place on greased cookie sheet or on parchment paper, 2 inches apart.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the middle of the oven, remove and cool on tray before transferring to rack.