Baking soda has SO MANY uses in the kitchen, from cutting down the gas in a pot of beans to helping biscuits rise just so. One of the things that baking soda does really well is absorb odors.
Traditionally, gingerbread cookies are decorated with white icing and raisins for features, but feel free to let your imagination run wild with other decorations such as red hots, colored sugar sprinkles, gumdrops, etc. Prepared dough will keep in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. This wonderful, versatile dough can not only be used to make gingerbread men, but also other shapes, like gingerbread houses.Pin It
In an effort to economize, when creating a recipe for Gingerbread Cookies that would certainly need Royal Icing, I decided to experiment with the eggs in use. Splitting the egg yolks into the gingerbread and saving the whites for the icing worked out perfectly.Pin It