Nauvoo Gingerbread Cookies

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

A delicious gingerbread cookie from historic Nauvoo, Illinois. Used to be made by Mormon pioneers in the 1840's

INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):


  • Combine first four ingredients, rinse molasses out of cup with the hot water. Add the eggs and mix.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate dough until firm.
  • Roll out and cut with a cookie cutter. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 minutes.