Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men
Makes 30
Prep 30 m
Bake 13 m
Decorate 60 m





  1. 1 of 4 In a medium-size bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Set aside.
  2. 2 of 4 In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg, then molasses. Stir flour mixture into butter mixture. Divide dough into 2 halves. Wrap; chill 2 hours.
  3. 3 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. On a well-floured surface, roll half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut shapes with assorted-size gingerbread cookie cutters; transfer to ungreased baking sheets. Reroll scraps; cut. Repeat with rest of dough.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks to cool. Decorate with Royal Icing (recipe follows) and assorted candies. Makes 2-1/2 dozen assorted-size cookies.
Nutrition Information for Gingerbread Men
Servings Per Recipe: 30
Per Serving: 2 g pro., 134 kcal cal., 25 g carb., 2 g sat. fat, 15 mg chol., 62 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 3 g Fat, total