1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup flour
1 pkg. instant butterscotch pudding mix
1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Favorite frosting raisins & candies Cookie cutter
Mix together egg, shortening, and brown sugar. Add remaining ingredients. Roll out dough and cut into gingerbread men shapes with a cookie cutter. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Decorate men using favorite frosting and candies. It`s fun to make these after reading the classic tale of The Gingerbread Man.
Children like this recipe because the gingerbread is sweeter and chewier than the traditional molasses cookies.