Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Baking By slimkim Updated 17 Nov 2010 , 9:26am by Skirt

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slimkim Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 7:23pm
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Does anyone have a really good gingerbread recipe? I tried making a chocolate gingerbread recipe and it was so dry and tasted bad! Thanks

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ChefAngie Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 7:44pm
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Go to Wilton.com and try that recipe-I have had good results from that one.

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writersblock15 Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 7:54pm
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My all time favorite is from Martha Stewart. Here's the link

http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/honey-gingerbread-cookies

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KitchenConvert Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 8:24pm
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My current gingerbread is a little hard to work with because the molasses makes it get soft and sticky much more quickly than my sugar recipe. Does the Martha recipe have those issues?

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cakesrock Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 11:41pm
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I don't like the flavour of molasses so I found these recipes and LUV them. The first one is softer and better for cookies (uses butterscotch pudding):
http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/gingerbread-men/Detail.aspx
This one is better for houses:
http://www.gingerbreadlane.com/recipe.html
Hope you find one you like!

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cakesrock Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 11:47pm
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I don't like the flavour of molasses so I found these recipes and LUV them. The first one is softer and better for cookies (uses butterscotch pudding):
http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/gingerbread-men/Detail.aspx
This one is better for houses:
http://www.gingerbreadlane.com/recipe.html
Hope you find one you like!

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splymale Posted 12 Nov 2010 , 7:19pm
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I use Mrs. Fields recipe, stays moist, but hardens enough to decorate.

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jlh Posted 17 Nov 2010 , 9:02am
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Thanks for posting. Great tips.

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Skirt Posted 17 Nov 2010 , 9:26am
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I spent years trying out recipes and not liking the results. This year I tried this one from Martha Stewart and loved loved loved it. Excellent taste, they hold their shape and keep well.

http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/gingerbread-snowflakes?backto=true&backtourl=/photogallery/iced-decorated-and-shaped-cookies#slide_1

I do the same thing with this dough as with the sugar cookie dough; I roll between parchment paper and place in fridge to chill before cutting. HTH icon_smile.gif

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