Maple Gingerbread Cutout Cookies

I have actually (and surprisingly!) never made gingerbread cookies, so I thought that there would be no better dessert to bring at work for the last day before the holidays than these cute gingerbread cookies. The recipe was easy to follow and I took pleasure in rolling out the dough and cutting out cute shapes to make the cookies – I had gingerbread man, tree and snowman cookie cutters.

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Gingerbread Cream Pie

It had been some time since I had made a pie, so I decided to try this recipe for a gingerbread cream pie, mostly because it sounded so scrumptious! I did not have any problems make the dough or the filling and everything seemed to be going as planned. I left the filling to set overnight and prepared the topping only the following day. The filling was delicious and the topping was just as tasty.

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Classic Gingerbread Cake

Yield: one 8-inch square cake Recipe: 9/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 132     Following the oatmeal and raisin cookies I baked last week to start off the holiday season, I figured it was time to try something completely new to me. A classic to most, but undoubtedly new to me. This dessert I had…

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