Russian Information Network
Eggs Fruits Rice Vegetables Appetizers Seafood Pizza
 About project
     Sauces & dressings
     Soups & broths
     Main dishes
     Side dishes
 Vegetarian dishes
 Children's dishes
 Exotic dishes
 Erotic meal
 Dietary cookery
 Quick & easy
 Holiday menu
 Microwave cooking
 Grilling & barbecuing
 Recipes from visitors

Mail system (Free 15Mb!)
Free Hosting
Game server
Tests on-line
 Recipes > Desserts > Search results

1988 3rd place: gloria heeter`s best gingerbread cookies

1 cup Corn oil margarine
1 cup Molasses
1 cup Sugar
1 ea Egg
4 cup Flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Baking soda
3 tsp Ground cinnamon
2 tsp Ground cloves
2 tsp Ground ginger
1 tsp Ground nutmeg
Currants, raisins, silver
Balls and candy
For decoration
1 each Egg yolk mixed w/1 ts water
Icing for decorating

1 Preparation time: 25 minutes chilling time: 8 hours or overnight baking time: 7 to 10 minutes
2 Beat margarine, sugar and molasses in a large mixing bowl.
3 Add egg and mix well.
4 Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg.
5 Add to butter mixture; mix well.
6 Divide dough into 4 equal portions on a large piece of plastic wrap.
7 Wrap and shape into a flat disk about 1 inch thick.
8 Refrigerate until firm, about 8 hours, or freeze for 2 hours.
9 (dough can be refrigerated up to 3 days).
10 Heat oven to 350 degrees.
11 Working with 1 disk of the dough at a time, roll out on a well-floured board, dusting the rolling pin as you work.
12 Dough will be very soft and can be difficult to work with so work quickly and use plenty of flour.
13 Using cookie cutters dipped in flour, cut into desired shapes.
14 Put cookies 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
15 Use currants or candy for eyes or buttons, if desired.
16 Bake until lightly puffed, 7 to 10 minutes.
17 First batch may be puffier because they will have less flour rolled in them.
18 While still warm, paint with egg yolk wash if desired.
19 Cool on wire racks.
20 Cool completely, then decorate as desired with icing.
21 Icing: mix confectioners" sugar with a small amount of water until thick and spreading consistency.
22 Add food coloring if desired and put in a small plastic bag.
23 Cut a small hole in one corner and drizzle icing out onto the cooled cookies.
24 Note: a 4-inch gingerbread cookie cutter was used in testing.
25 Oak brook"s gloria heeter is a newcomer to the chicago area and brings her favorite gingerbread cookie with her from kansas city, kan.
26 "about nine years ago, my neighbor, diane collins, brought them over for halloween in halloween shapes," she says.
27 "i took out some of the egg yolks and substituted corn oil margarine rather than shortening, which sometimes can have palm oil in it." calling them "truly a cookie for all seasons," heeter once even made them for her golden retriever"s first birthday party.
28 "we invited the neighborhood kids in for punch and cookies-cookies shaped like dogbones." at christmas, though, "i typically print the names of each person on the cookies, place them in a plastic bag and decorate them with a red and green ribbon," writes heeter of her personalized gingerbread people.
29 "a handmade gift is always filled with love." from the chicago tribune annual food guide holiday cookie contest december 8, 198
rating: to discuss in forum * ? 
       1-2-3 beer bread
       100 percent whole-wheat bread
       100% crunch bread (machine) - regular loaf
       100% crunch bread 2
       100% whole wheat bread
       100% whole wheat bread abm
       100% whole wheat bread for bread machine
       100% whole-wheat bread
       1819 house chocolate abbey ale cake
       1988 3rd place: gloria heeter`s best gingerbread cookies
       1988 3rd place: gloria heeter`s gingerbread cookies
       1989 2nd place: great-grandma`s gingerbread cookies
       1990 3rd place: shortbread sheep
       1992 1st place: gingerbread bears
       1996 2nd place winner: shortbread cookies
       1996 honorable mention: kourambiethes
       1996 honorable mention: kourambiethes (almond shortbread)
       3. i use a bosch mixer and bake my bread in the oven
       49er christmas bread
       60 minute mini-loaves
       7 grain vegetable & brown rice loaf
       7 grain vegetable and brown rice loaf
       7 or 9 grain bread
       7-grain bread (machine)
       7-up apple dumplings
       8-grain bread abm
       9 grain bread
       90 minute dinner rolls
       90-minute soft pretzels
       A barrel of muffins
       A barrel of muffins (short order 12)
       A dilly-of-an-onion bread (a b m)
       A snack to die for
       Abiu dessert Photo
       Ableskiver (pancake balls)
       Absolutely deep dark chocolate fudge biscuits
       Adapted pickle juice rye
       Advent tart Photo
       Affogato al caffe Photo
       Aggression cookies
       Alaskan blueberry coffee cake
       Alaskan sourdough fruitcake
       Alfajores danubio
       Alfajores danubio (sweet layered pastries)
       Alfajores de maizena
       All american apple pie
       Almond apple pie
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 >> 45
Russian cuisine 
Etiquette & serving 
Say cheese! 
Useful advice 
Culinary dictionary 
To send recipe 
Guest book 


Recipe search
Ingredient search
Advanced search
Our button:
Copyright © RIN 2001- favorite tv shows and classic movies * Feedback