Gingerbread Cookie Recipe That Doesn't Loose It's Shape

Baking By Cookies4kids Updated 10 Oct 2009 , 3:09am by cutthecake

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Cookies4kids Posted 9 Oct 2009 , 10:55am
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Does anyone have a recipe for a gingerbread cookie that will hold it's shape well? I am going to try those beautiful cookies that are posted somewhere on CC where you use the eyelet cutters with fondant that is cut in two pieces. I think they are a christmas bell and they are so gorgeous but the dough has to hold its shape really well.
Thanks if you can help me.

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Malakin Posted 9 Oct 2009 , 11:12am
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I do, but darn, I'm at work and it's at home. If you like, PM me as a reminder and I'll look mine up for you. I used mine to build my gingerbread house and I didn't have to much trouble at all with it losing shape or having to be cut down. I'm not much for the gingerbread taste but it was good tasting.

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ALVARGA Posted 10 Oct 2009 , 2:52am
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I use Martha Stewart's. Get it off her web site. I use it every year for my gingerbread men cookies. The only is I do not add the black pepper unless you like spicey gingerbread. It is the best one that I have come across so far.

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cutthecake Posted 10 Oct 2009 , 3:09am
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Want a quick, easy recipe for gingerbread houses and cookies? Buy the boxed mix for gingerbread and use the recipe on the side of the box for cookies. I think you just add 1/3 cup of water to the boxed mix; beat (it's very sticky and thick); wrap; refrigerate; roll; cut; bake.
The best part is you don't have to buy molasses. And it's relatively inexpensive.

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