Gingerbread Men or House

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Gingerbread Men or House

This is a tradition that is new to my family. I always wanted to make one as a kid but our family didn’t.  I made sure to add this to our families Christmas. We make either gingerbread men or a house every year.  This year we are making men.

 Gingerbread Men or House Recipe

Ingredients: 

5 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon ginger
2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ cup molasses
2 eggs

Directions: 

In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, ginger, and allspice. Set aside.  In a larger bowl or mixer cream together sugar and butter.  Add lemon juice and molasses mix well. Add the eggs one at a time until well combined.  Slowly add the flour mixture until its all combined.gingerbread dough Chill dough for at least an hour. rolled gingerbread Roll dough to about ¼-1/2 inch thick and cut into gingerbread men or a gingerbread house and Enjoy!

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Day 29: Gingerbread Men or House
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Ingredients
  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, ginger, and allspice. Set aside.
  2. In a larger bowl or mixer cream together sugar and butter. Add lemon juice and molasses mix well. Add the eggs one at a time until well combined.
  3. Slowly add the flour mixture until its all combined. Chill dough for at least an hour.
  4. Roll dough to about ¼-1/2 inch thick and cut into men or a house. Enjoy!
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