Linda's Drop Gingerbread Cookies

Linda's Drop Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

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Judith Hannemann

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Inexpensive and heavenly cookie. Originally given to me in a holiday cookie assortment gifted by my neighbor Linda, who has been making them for years. Linda also said that making half the recipe produced good results.

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Ingredients

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1 c
vegetable shortening
1 1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
cloves
1/3 c
molasses
2 large
eggs
1 Tbsp
milk
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 c
chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make Linda's Drop Gingerbread Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2Beat shortening in a large mixing bowl on medium to high for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Beat till well combined
  • 3Beat in molasses, eggs, and milk till all is combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with wooden spoon (mine all mixed in just fine) stir in raisins and nuts.
  • 4Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in 375 oven about 8 minutes or till bottoms are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks makes about 90 cookies.

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About Linda's Drop Gingerbread Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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