• 26servings
  • 40minutes
  • 116calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B12, H, D
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup butter, softened

  2. 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar

  3. 1/3 cup molasses

  4. 1 egg

  5. 2 tablespoons water

  6. 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour

  7. 2 teaspoons ground ginger

  8. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  9. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  10. 1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Gingerbread Men Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the molasses, egg and water. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Divide dough in half. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.

  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion of dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 4-in. cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Reroll scraps.

  3. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate as desired. Yield: about 2 dozen.


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