Use a clean 1 quart jar
and press each layer down firmly. Put in half of the
flour along with the baking powder and baking soda. Add
the spices and the remaining flour. Add the brown sugar
last. Tie a ribbon around the top of the jar and attach
the cookie cutter and the directions below.
Attach to Jar -
Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Mix
thoroughly. Mix in 1/2 cup softened butter, ¾ cup
molasses and 1 or 2 eggs. Mix until completely blended.
Cover and refrigerate 45 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured
surface. Cut into shapes. Place cookies on lightly
greased cookie sheet about 2" apart. Bake 10 to 15
minutes. Decorate with icing.