Gingerbread Drop Cookies

Recipe by Marie
READY IN: 28mins




  • In a large mixing bowl beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed. Add brown sugar, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • Beat until well combined.
  • Beat in molasses, eggs, and milk until well mixed.
  • Beat in as much flour as you can with the mixer.
  • Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
  • Stir in raisins and nuts.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake in a 375° oven for about 8 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
  • Remove from pans and cool on wire racks.