In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until
light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses.
Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda,
cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to the
creamed mixture and mix well.
Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar.
Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° until puffy and lightly browned,
10-12 (14) minutes. Remove to wire racks to