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Gingerbread Cookies in a Jar

Gingerbread Cookies in a Jar Recipe

Great gift idea!

Ingredients

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground cloves

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground allspice

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 gingerbread boy-shaped cookie cutter

Method

Use a clean 1 quart jar and press each layer down firmly.
Put in half of the
flour along with
the baking powder and baking soda.
Add the spices and the remaining flour.
Add
the
brown sugar last.
Tie a ribbon around the top of the jar and attach the cookie
cutter and
the directions below.


Attach these directions to the jar:


Gingerbread Cookies

Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly. Mix in 1/2 cup
softened
butter, 3/4 cup molasses and 1 or 2 eggs. Mix until completely blended. Cover
and
refrigerate 45 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick
on a lightly
floured surface. Cut into shapes. Place cookies on lightly greased cookie sheet
about 2"
apart. Bake 10 to 15 minutes. Decorate with icing.
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