Tuesday, October 27, 2009

gingerbread cookies in a jar

My favorite Christmas cookie gift!!
8 C. flour
2 C. sugar
1/4 C. baking powder
1 T. salt
1 t. baking soda
1 t. ground cloves
1 t. ginger
1 T. cinnamon
2 C. shortening

Sift dry ingredients together. Cut shortening in with a pastry cutter. Measure 3 Cups of mix into 4 jars. Yield: 4 Jars

Attach a gift card with the following instructions:

Gingerbread Cookies

1/3 C. molasses
1/4 C. flour
1 slightly beaten egg

Combine gingerbread mix, molasses, egg and flour. Blend well. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut into gingerbread shapes. Bake at 350°F. for 10 minutes. Cool and decorate. Use mix within 3 months

Note: When you tie the bow on this one, attach a gingerbread cookie cutter.


  1. I love this!!! Did you see the new pic on the side from my fashion show?

  2. Cute, Cute!! Glad you like them, thought I better start posting all my gift in a jar recipes...i have a ton!!