December 16th, 2013

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25 Days of Christmas: Gingerbread Houses & Men

16th Something we've started doing every year with the cousins and their kids is Gingerbread Houses or Gingerbread Men. I love decorating the houses and men for Christmas. It is so fun!

Online I found the below recipe and instructions.

6 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
4 teaspoons ground ginger
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves or allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 sticks (12 Tbsp) butter, softened
1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar

2 large eggs
1 cup dark molasses
1 Tbsp water

Make the Gingerbread Dough

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