Gingerbread Cookie Mix

  • 8 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups shortening

Sift dry ingredients and cut shortening into it with a pastry blender. Measure 3 cups into 4 jars.

Decorate jars with raffia or ribbon. Attach gingerbread cutter and the following recipe:

Gingerbread Boys

  • 3 cups gingerbread mix
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 slightly beaten egg

Combine gingerbread mix, molasses, egg and flour. Blend well. Roll to 1/4" thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into gingerbread shapes. Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool. Can be decorated with cinnamon candies. Recipe to be used within 3 months.

By Kathy


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