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Gingerbread House Dough
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Rating: 4.1/5 (40 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 8 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1408
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 53g
Saturated Fat 13g
Unsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 797mg
Total Carbohydrate 222g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 97g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  21%Iron  59%
Potassium  40%Vitamin E  21%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Gingerbread House Dough

Recipe Tags: Cookie Recipes

Date Added: December 14, 2015
A wonderful old-fashioned gingerbread dough, perfect for making cookies, a gingerbread house, ornaments, or simply bringing back fond Christmas memories!


2 cups Shortening
2 cups Sugar
2 cups Dark Molasses
2 tablespoons Ground Cinnamon
2 teaspoons Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Salt
9 cups All-Purpose Flour
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1. In a 5 qt pan, heat shortening, sugar and molasses on low, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.

2. Remove from heat; add cinnamon, baking soda and salt.

3. Stir in flour, 1 cup at a time, until dough can be formed into a ball.

4. Using remaining flour, lightly flour a wooden board.

5. Turn dough onto the board; knead until even in color and smooth (not crumbly or dry), adding more flour if needed Form into a log.

6. Cut into 5 equal pieces; wrap in plastic wrap.

7. Cut patterns out of paper or cardboard.

8. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly grease the foil.

9. Lay a damp towel on counter; place prepared pan on towel (to prevent slipping).

10. Unwrap one portion of dough.

11. Using a very lightly floured rolling pin, roll out dough directly on baking sheet to a 15x10-1/2 inch.

Comments on Gingerbread House Dough Recipe:

jamie w. - November 16, 2009
what do you do after you roll out the dough? what oven temp do I use, how long do I bake it??
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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving

This recipe is high in Vitamin E with 21% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Gluten, Sulfites, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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