Gingerbread Craft Dough / Ornaments

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READY IN: 96hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy; stir in molasses.
  • Sift dry ingredients together, then stir into the shortening mixture in 3 parts, alternating with 1/4 cup water each time.
  • Dough will be stiff.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • The next day, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut the dough into 3 pieces and knead to warm slightly then roll out each piece about 1/4-inch thick.
  • Cut into desired shapes; use a straw to make a hole at the top if you're making an ornament.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  • Remove to cooling rack and let dry about 3 days.
  • Decorate as desired.
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