In a large mixing bowl cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with water (dough will be soft).
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2-inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F for 7 to 8 minutes or until tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and confectioners sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and enough lemon juice to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cookies. Store in the refrigerator.
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|Serving Size: 1 Dozen (264g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 205 (21%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 22.8g||30 %|
|Saturated Fat 11.5g||57 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 7.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.9g|
|Cholesterol 92.3mg||28 %|
|Sodium 1071.2mg||37 %|
|Potassium 337.1mg||9 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 189.3g||56 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.1g||9 %|
|Sugars, other 187.2g|
|Protein 8.6g||12 %|
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Calories per serving: 983
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