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After much experimentation, we've discovered that this recipe for intensely-scented and sturdy gingerbread makes the finest building blocks your gingerbread house could hope for.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2002



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  • wilsonsuej66
    21 DEC, 2018
    This turned out perfect for me. Loved them for making my house!
  • jenbeauchesne
    9 OCT, 2017
    Who recipe edited this? It DOES NOT work at all. The dough looks like sand. It is completely unclear how you go from a " just combined but still crumbly" dough to something that is able to be rolled out. I am extremely disappointed in this, this is Martha Stewart, your baking recipes if any should work. This was a huge waste of time, energy and money.
    • ltuck9
      24 NOV, 2017
      OMG! I totally agree!! I have actually had a LOT of problems with her recipes!! I dont use them anymore.. EVER..

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