Recipes:

Gingerbread Cookies

(12 - 14 Cookies)

Cookies

Royal Icing

  • 2 pasteurized egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 2 tsp. water
  • 3-3/4 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine pie crust mix, powdered sugar, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add egg and molasses. Mix until blended. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. On floured surface, roll out to 1/4” thickness. Cut into desired shapes and place on ungreased baking pan. Bake 7 - 10 minutes. Cool cookies on wire rack. Decorate with royal icing. 

Variation: Gingerbread Men can be turned upside down and made into reindeer.

Combine all ingredients. Beat on low until stiff peaks form. Add a few drops of water if too stiff or a small amount of powdered sugar if too runny. Color with food coloring (optional). Use immediately or cover with a damp cloth to keep from drying out.