When I first tasted gingerbread from the Scovil Bakery in Nauvoo, Illinois, I knew I wanted to make it at home. Just think: My great-great-great grandmother Lucy Morley may have eaten the same recipe from the store, which was next door to the recreation hall! Kind of like …
WE LOVE GINGERBREAD! This week we had our mother-daughter activity days Christmas celebration, and so I made two recipes of gingerbread: our Finnish recipe (which, if you have ever had Anna’s brand cookies, you know what they are like…but homemade are better!) and Brune Kager, …
OK, I’m not very good at staying away from blogging, but this was for a really good reason. Lane and I recently visited a grade of school children to teach about Christmas in Finland. We brought Anna’s brand cookies as a taste of the holiday. One darling girl asked where we got the cookies. I told her mom which grocery store, but what I wish I could have brought were homemade Finnish gingerbread cookies. (But unfortunately, homemade is against school policy.)
So I wanted to post the recipe just for her!
Happy Smelling Baking Cookies,
P.S. (I borrowed this photo of Anna’s brand cookies until I can take one of my own of the recipe. This blogger made sandwich cookies out of her Anna’s.