Pampered Chef Gingerbread House Mold Recipe

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 1
YIELD: 1 House
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Lightly spray the mold with nonstick cooking spray; blot out any excess oil using paper towel.
  • Combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, salt and cloves; mix well.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat shortening and sugar until blended. Add molasses and egg; beat until smooth. Gradually add flour mixture; mix well.
  • Shape dough into a ball; divide dough into 2 portions. Wrap each portion in plastic wrap; chill 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Press 1 portion of dough firmly into prepared mold, filling all sections. Holding serrated knife parallel to the surface of the mold cut excess dough from mold.
  • Bake 17-20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove to cooling rack. Cool in mold 5 minutes. Carefully remove cookie pieces from mold; cool completely. Cool mold completely before filling with remaining dough.
  • Repeat procedure with remaining dough.
  • Note: It is only necessary to fill the chimney section of the house once.
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