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Grandmas Gingerbread Recipe

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This recipe for Grandmas Gingerbread, by , is from Logan 10th Ward, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cris Rudie
Added: Friday, October 16, 2009


5 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ginger
2 tsp.cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cloves

Combine above together and set aside

1 c. oil
1 c. sugar
1 1/4 c. molasses
2 eggs, beaten

Blend dry ingredients- set aside. Mix oil, sugar, and molasses, add to beaten eggs, mix well; then add 4 cups of the dry ingredients. Add more flour if necessary to make soft but firm dough. Roll out on backs of oiled cookie sheets. Cut out design. Remove excess dough. Bake at 350 for 8 min. Let sit over night to dry.




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