Ginger bread (house or men)
makes a large house or a family of gingerbread people :)
How to Make Ginger bread (house or men)
1Mix flour, soda, salt and spices. set aside. Melt shortening in large saucepan. Add sugar, molasses and eggs. Mix well.and cool slightly.
2Add 4 cups dry ingredients and mix well.Turn mixture onto lightly flowered surface, knead remaining dry ingredients by hand, can use 1/2 cup more flour if needed.
3Roll dough 1/8th inch thick. Cut out pieces with cutters or sharp knife.
Place on greased cookie sheets and bake at 375* for 8 to 10 minutes. cool 1 minute on cookie sheet then remove to cool.
4If cutting out gingerbread house pieces shape after baking while still hot., Garnish with everything you can find thats too fun, royal icing for the snow and trees works great. have fun. xoxoxox
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Posted: Mon, May 21, 2012