Gingerbread Cookie Mix In A Jar

 

Ingredients:

8 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1/4 cup baking powder

1 Tbs. salt

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. ground cloves

1 tsp. ginger

1 Tbs. cinnamon

2 cups shortening

 

Cinnamon Candies

4 Small Baggies

Gingerbread Cutter

Directions:

Sift dry ingredients and cut shortening into it with a pastry blender. Measure 3 cups into 4 jars. Divide the Cinnamon candies into 4 bags. Place on the top of each mix. 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

Cinnamon Candies

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 350F for 10 minutes. Cool. Can be decorated with cinnamon candies. Recipe should be used within 3 months

 

Yields

4 jars of mix for 2 dozen cookies per jar

 

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