These are gingery and crunchy—just like good gingersnaps should be. They keep well, too, making them great for baking in advance and freezing or for mailing.
Adding a bit of rum flavoring and replacing most of the cinnamon with nutmeg gives these popular crackled cookies a flavor reminiscent of eggnog.
Both gooey and elegant, with their jewel-like filling, Linzer Bars make an ideal cookie for the holidays—or any time of year.
For eating (rather than building), this gingerbread is delicious. It can be rolled and cut into any shapes you like, although gingerbread men (not to mention women and kids) are the traditional holiday treat.