Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Gingerbread is classic Christmas fare. Most people think of cookies shaped like little men when they hear the word gingerbread – but ever since I discovered the old-fashioned kind, I’ve given up the little men with gumdrop buttons. This stuff is just so much better! This recipe is really versatile – you can make this in a loaf pan, 9 inch square, cupcake tins or (like I did) a bundt pan…which turns it into an absolutely gorgeous cake. I just like making bundts – because it reminds me of my favorite scene from My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Ha! Cracks me up every time. [Read more…]

Molasses Sugar Cookies

It’s a sugar cookie. No, it’s a molasses cookie. Whatever it is, it is dee-licious! I love the crinkle tops and rich flavor of these cookies! If you let them cook a little longer – they’ll get to be a nice crispy ginger snap. I prefer mine soft, so they come out when the cracks still look moist and the edges are set. For a Christmas-y version, roll dough balls in red and green decorating sugar. [Read more…]

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