Nauvoo Gingerbread Cookies Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 9)
Reviewed: Dec. 18, 2006
I love these cookies! They stay soft forever. The dough is easy to work with and has a beautiful color. Great christmas recipe!
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Cooking Level: Beginning

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Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2006
Now ... I've never been a big fan of Gingerbread, as a general rule. I tolerated it! As taste goes, JUST because I'm me, I'd give these a "4" ... but to be fair, as Gingerbread goes these are the best I've ever tasted, and thus deserve a "5". Instead of Lard, I used Canola Oil. Did the trick! And I chose Fancy Molasses, as my other choice was Black Strap. Fancy is less bitter, thus I knew would give the cookies a better taste. They are not very "spiced" as some gingerbread ... may be why I like them (I usually find Gingerbread has to much spice for my liking). My daughter is mad for them. Trying to steal them before they;re even deocated. As far as shape goes ... they cut well, they cook well, firm outside, soft inside ... nice cookie! And they don't take forever to cool! Definite bonus for decorating purposes! ;) I forgot baking soda ... but they taste excellent anyway! And didn't rise much, which actually help them keep their shape better compared to other cookies I've made! I may always leave out the baking soda! I really liked how they turned out! Going to make a great Christmas cookie! Thank you so much!
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Powell River, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2005
I've put off trying this recipe. Not sure why, but that was a big mistake. This is the best gingerbread recipe I have tried to date. It's light in color, it puffs up nicely, and it stays soft even after it cools. Great recipe!!! Thanks, Michael.
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Living In: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Reviewed: Mar. 11, 2005
This made nice looking cookies, but they had a strange aftertaste. Perhaps better for the tree than for eating.
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Reviewed: Nov. 21, 2004
this was great! downside: took very long time to make!
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Reviewed: Oct. 27, 2004
This is a delicious gingerbread cookie recipe and so neat to have a recipe that's been a part of histoy. Am starting to make them again this year and sure this will be a standard cookie each year.
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Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2001
THis recipe was wonderful, it took a long itme to make, but it turned out the cutest little gingerbread men that I've ever seen!
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