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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 layers.
 
Attach a card to the jar with the following directions:
Gingerbread Cookies
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.

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