How to make preschool gingerbread cookies:
In a large bowl, mix together 3 cups of flour
1 tsp of baking soda
3/4 tsp of cinnamon
3/4 tsp ginger, 1/2 tsp allspice, and 1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp salt
and stir vigorously!
Add 1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup molasses
Make a big, floury mess and roll out the dough
In fact, roll lots of times
Using a cookie cutter, cut out the cookie shapes
Bake at 350° for 8 minutes
Once cooled, frost and decorate generously.
Oh, and don't forget to lick!