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Classic Gingerbread Men

Classic Gingerbread Men

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 77
Classic Gingerbread Men
  • Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Chill: 2 hrs
  • Bake: 11 mins at 350°F
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by 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup light molasses
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Royal Icing (see recipe on www.parents.com)

Directions

  1. Beat butter and sugar. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, ginger, pepper and cinnamon in another bowl. Stir into butter mixture. Divide dough into 2 halves. Wrap; chill 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll half of dough on a floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut shapes with a 3-inch cutter; transfer to ungreased baking sheets. Reroll scraps; cut. Repeat with remaining dough.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 11 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks to cool. Decorate with Royal Icing; do not thin with extra water.

Nutrition Information for Classic Gingerbread Men

PER SERVING: 77 cal., 2 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 13 g carb.

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