Gingerbread Cookie Mix in a Jar Recipe
2 C. Flour
1 t. Baking Powder
1 t. Baking Soda
1 1/2 C. Flour
2 t. Ground Ginger
1 t. Ground Cloves
1 t. Ground Cinnamon
1 t. Ground Allspice
1 C. Packed Brown Sugar
Mix 2 cups of the flour with
the baking soda and baking powder. Mix the remaining 1 1/2 cups flour with the
ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and allspice. In a 1 quart, wide mouth canning jar,
layer the ingredients starting with the flour and baking powder mixture, then
the brown sugar, and finally the flour and spice mixture. Pack firmly between
Attach a card to the jar with the following directions:
Empty contents of jar into a large mixing bowl. Stir to blend together. Mix in 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine, 3/4 cup molasses, and 1 slightly beaten egg. Dough will be very stiff, so you may need to use your hands. Cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut into shapes with a cookie cutter. Place cookies on a lightly greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in preheated oven. Decorate as desired.
Recipe From Razzle Dazzle Recipes