Gingerbread Men Cookies

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"These Gingerbread Men Cookies are as cute as can be. If desired, decorate with raisins, currants or cinnamon red hot candies for eyes and buttons."

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

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3 c
flour
2 tsp
mccormick® ground ginger
1 tsp
mccormick® ground cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
mccormick® ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c
molasses
1
egg
1 tsp
mccormick® pure vanilla extract

How to Make Gingerbread Men Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add molasses, egg and vanilla; beat well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Press dough into a thick flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • 2Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured work surface. Cut into gingerbread men shapes with 5-inch cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 3Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges of cookies are set and just begin to brown. Cool on baking sheets 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Decorate cooled cookies as desired. Store cookies in airtight container up to 5 days.

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About Gingerbread Men Cookies

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




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