Friday, December 21, 2007

Pumpkin pie is to Thanksgiving as gingerbread men are to Christmas.

It's not too late to make a batch!

Don't Oliver's look appetizing?

Gingerbread Cookies from my Grandma B

1 cup molasses
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons ginger
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. heat molasses and pour over the shortening; mix
2. in a separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients with a whisk
3. add dry ingredients to the molasses mixture; mix
4. chill for a little while
5. roll, cut, and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, or so
6. cool completely
7. decorate and eat


  1. Love those decorations! I am sure that made them taste even more delicious.
    Love you

  2. heaven must include gingerbread cookies.

  3. my boys are anxious to make some. we're planning to make time on monday. thanks for the recipe.

  4. ooooooh. I'm excited to try this recipe.


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