Contributed by Diane S.
Source: Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Cookies
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Title: Gingerbread Drops
Categories: Desserts, Cookies, Christmas
Yield: 90 Servings
1 c Shortening
1 1/2 c Packed brown sugar
1 1/2 ts Baking soda
1 1/2 ts Ground ginger
1 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
1/4 ts Ground cloves
1/3 c Molasses
1 tb Milk
3 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Raisins
1/2 c Chopped pecans or walnuts
Beat shortening in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on
medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda,
ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Beat till well combined. Beat in
molasses, eggs, and milk till combines. Beat in as much flour as you
can with mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
Stir in raisins and nuts.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake
in a 375ø oven about 8 minutes or till bottoms are lightly brown.
Cool on wire racks. Makes about 90 Source: Better Homes & Garden
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