Old Fashioned GingerBread Cookies

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

This is an old recipe from the Scovil Bakery in Nauvoo,Il.These were baked in a 'bustle oven'and they still bake bread and cookies in that oven to serve to tours groups to show them what it was like during pioneer times.

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  1. Combine first four ingredients in large bowl.
  2. Add eggs.
  3. Mix dry ingredients together and add to wet.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  6. Roll dough out on Pam (or other non-stick cooking spray) covered surface (I roll mine out thick,I like a thicker cookie) Cut with desired shapes.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  8. These cookies freeze well and are softer and more flavorful after freezing.