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GREAT GRANDMA'S GINGERBREAD MEN Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Hoffman
Added: Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 c. molassas
1 c. boiling water
1 c. lard (not crisco)
1 tsp. lemon extract
1 1/2 tsp.ginger
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. soda
2 tea. salt
6 1/2 to 7 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar, lard, add eggs and molassas. Add boiling water and lemon extract. Combine all dry ingredients. Mix well to incorporate 6 1/2 cups of the flour. Chill 3 hours or overnight. Roll 1/2 of the dough at a time on a flour covered board or counter. Roll to 1/6". Bake 8-10 minutes at 350

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
50 - 3" men
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
decorate with icing and sugars

 

 

 

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