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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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Gingerbread Boy Cookie
~ Mix in a Jar ~

~Makes 4 jars~

8 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup baking powder
1 tbsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ginger
1 tbsp cinnamon
2 cups shortening

Use wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar
Sift dry ingredients and cut shortening into it with a pastry blender
Measure 3 cups into 4 jars

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow or
gingerbread fabric bow around the lid

As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid and/or
gingerbread man cookie cutter

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ Gingerbread Boy Cookies ~

1 jar gingerbread mix
1/3 cup molasses
1/4 cup flour
1 egg, slightly beaten

Preheat oven to 350F
Combine gingerbread mix, molasses,
egg and flour. Blend well. Roll to 1/4" thickness on
lightly floured surface. Cut into gingerbread shapes
Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes
Cool. Can be decorated with cinnamon candies
Jar of cookie mix to be used within 3 months

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