Through Feb. 9, the Mansion interior is not open for public touring. Admission is 25% off.

Enjoy this modern ginger cookie recipe. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup rum
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 4 teaspoons ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Directions

    Mix the first five ingredients together and then add the flour to make a soft dough. You may need to add more flour but never use more than 3 cups. Add the baking soda mixed with the water. Chill dough one hour. Measure the dough with a teaspoon and roll into marble-sized pieces. Flatten with your hand. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. Watch carefully. They burn easily

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