Ginger Cremes

Ginger Cremes

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Christe Harwood


Linda Myers - this recipe comes from Great Aunt Minnie. A favorite of us all, it is a soft cookie and is better if it has aged a few days.

Genevieve Enderes - makes great gingerbread men!


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15 Min



  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    lard (no substitutions)
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • ADD

  • 1 c
    boiling water in which 4 teaspoons baking soda has been dissolved

  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Ginger Cremes


  1. Refrigerate overnight. Divide dough into 3 parts.
  2. Using lots of flour, roll out about 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes; sprinkle with sugar before baking.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees on a well greased cookie sheet for 15 minutes until slightly brown on edges but still soft by the fingertip test (touch lightly, if done it will spring right back).

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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