Gingerbread Drops
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
      2    Eggs
      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 375 oven about 8 minutes or till bottoms are lightly brown.
  Cool on wire racks.  Makes about 90  Source: Better Homes & Garden
  Christmas Cookies

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