Mix together flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt; set aside. Beat shortening with mixer until creamy. Add eggs, molasses and milk and beat 1 minute. Blend in SPLENDA® Granulated. Gradually add flour mixture until blended. (If necessary blend in 1/4 cup (50 mL) flour by hand for form a stiff dough.)
Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Divide dough in half. Between sheets of waxed paper, roll out each half to 1/8' (1 cm) thickness. Remove waxed paper and cut dough out with a gingerbread man cutter. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned and firm to touch. Cool on rack. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Amount per Serving Energy: 123 Cal Protein: 2.0 g Fat: 7.3 g Carbohydrates: 12.1 g