No confection symbolizes the holidays quite like gingerbread in its many forms, from edible houses to candy-studded gingerbread men to spiced loaves of cake-like bread.
Gingerbread has been baked in Europe for centuries.
In some places, it was a soft, delicately spiced cake; in others, a crisp, flat cookie, and in others, warm, thick, steamy-dark squares of “bread”, sometimes served with a pitcher of lemon sauce or whipped cream.
Here are cooking tips to make gingerbread cookies that can be cut into fun shapes for the holiday season, from Frontier Co-Op!
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