Gingerbread Men

** I’m not the greatest at decorating but this recipe is very tasty lol šŸ˜‚Ā 

Gingerbread Man

3 cups flour
1/2 tspĀ baking soda
2 tspĀ ground ginger
1 tspĀ ground cinnamon
1/4 tspĀ ground allspice
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp salt
1 stick softened butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1Ā large egg and 1 egg yolk
1/2 cupĀ darkĀ molasses


1. In a stand mixer cream brown sugar and butter. until smooth.
2. BeatĀ in the egg, egg yolk, and molasses until combined.
3. On low speed, slowly mix the dry ingredients(flour, salt, ginger, allspice, cloves, cinnamon, baking soda) into the wet ingredients. The dough will be pretty thick.
4. Divide cookie dough in half, flatten into discs and wrap each disk tightly in plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours or up to 3 days.
5. Preheat oven toĀ 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
6. Remove each disc from the refrigerator and roll out to about 1/8 inch thick on a floured surface.
7. Using a cookie cutter of whatever shape you choose, cut cookie dough and put on baking pan. Re-roll dough scraps until youā€™ve finished cutting the shapes you want.
8. Bake for 8-10 minutes
9. Allow cookies to cool before decorating them with tour favorite icing. I simply used the Wilton Cookie icing for these cookies.

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  1. Thanks!! Just baked these with the kids! They came out great, and the kids had fun.

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad to hear that šŸ˜Š

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