add mix and dry ingredients in large tupperware or other bowl, stir well to blend.
combine hot water with melted butter and add to the dry ingredients, stirring to mix into a stiff dough. refrigerate for at least an hour to make easier to handle. roll 1/4 thick and cut out house shapes or cookies. bake according to directions or at 350 about 20 min or until golden brown, if you want a ginger snap cookie, bake a little longer.