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How to Make Gingerbread Cookie Mix From Scratch

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Ever since I was a little kid growing up, gingerbread cookies have always been my favorite kind of cookie. Whether I’m enjoying them plain or loaded up with a delicious homemade sugar frosting, I can never get enough of this gingerbread cookie mix recipe. They’re so much better than boxed cookies, so definitely make a huge batch if you’re a fan.

How to make the best gingerbread cookie mix.

The cookies are made with a mix of things that includes the likes of ginger, cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice, ground cloves, and brown sugar. It’s all about the right blend of spices, so I took several tries experimenting with the best ratio.

Gingerbread Cookie Mix Recipe

Gingerbread Cookie Mix Recipe

Gingerbread Cookie Mix Recipe

Gingerbread Cookie Mix Recipe

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Gingerbread Cookie Mix Recipe

How to Make Gingerbread Cookie Mix From Scratch

  • Author: Anna - MissWish.com
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 45 cookies 1x
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Ingredients

3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

1 tbsp ground ginger

2 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground nutmeg

½ tsp allspice

¼ tsp ground cloves

¾ cup brown sugar

Instructions

In a bowl mix the flour, salt and baking soda. 

In another bowl add half of flour mixture, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and ground cloves and mix to combine. 

 

Layer the ingredients in the following order in a jar: 

 

-1/3 of the spices and flour mixture

-1/3 of the flour mixture

-1/3 of the spices and flour mixture 

-1/2 of brown sugar 

-1/3 of the flour mixture 

-1/3 of the spices and flour mixture

-rest of the brown sugar 

 

Print the recipe tag on card stock and cut out. 

Attach the tag to the jar. 

Decorate the jar as you wish. 

 

To make the cookies, in a bowl add the entire jar of cookie mix and mix to combine. 

In another bowl add ½ cup of softened butter, 2 medium eggs, ½ cup of molasses and mix to combine. 

Add the cookie mix and mix until well blended.

Chill the dough for one hour. 

Roll out the dough on a lightly-floured surface and cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.

Place the cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in preheated oven at 350°F for 8 – 10 minutes. 

Remove from the oven and let cool completely. 

Decorate as you wish.

Notes

 

Download link: Gingerbread Cookie Mix Gift Tag

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More Make-Ahead Cookie Mixes to Try:

The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Mix
Easy Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix
Cranberry Winter Christmas Cookies In a Jar

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