• 30servings
  • 40minutes
  • 245calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB3, D, E
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 1 cup sugar

  3. 1 cup molasses

  4. 5 cups all-purpose flour

  5. 2-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger

  6. 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda

  7. 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

  9. 1/4 teaspoon salt


  11. 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar

  12. 1/4 cup water

  13. 1-1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup

  14. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Gingerbread Snowflakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses and water. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.

  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters dipped in flour. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.

  3. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.

  4. In a small bowl, combine frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Transfer to a plastic bag. Cut a small hole in a corner of the bag; pipe frosting onto cookies. Yield: about 5 dozen.


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