Gingerbread Cookies

Makes 66
Prep 15 m
Chill 135 m
Bake 12 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 4 Beat butter and sugar in bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, ginger and pepper in clean bowl. Stir into butter mixture. Divide dough in half; chill 2 hours.
  2. 2 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. 3 of 4 Roll out half of dough between sheets of plastic wrap to 3/16- to 1/4-inch thickness. Chill 10 minutes. Remove top sheet. Cut shapes with 1-1/2-inch cutters. Place cookies on ungreased baking sheets. Reroll scraps; cut. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 11 to 12 minutes or until firm. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool. Decorate with Royal Icing.
Nutrition Information for Gingerbread Cookies
Servings Per Recipe: 66
Per Serving:
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