1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 small box butterscotch instant pudding mix
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Cream the shortening and sugar, add eggs and mix well. Add dry pudding mix and flour and spices. Mix well. Roll the dough to about 1/4 inch thick and cut with a gingerbread man cookie cutter. Bake on greased cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees F.