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Gingerbread Man

How to Make Gingerbread Man

Manny
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Pastries Recipe
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 1 dozen

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups enriched flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ginger juice
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup light molasses

Instructions
 

How to make Gingerbread Man:

  • Stir together dry ingredients.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light fluffy.
  • Blend in molasses. Gradually add flour mixture.
  • Mix thoroughly. Chill until firm, 1 to 2 hours.
  • Divide dough into quarters.
  • On a large, ungreased baking sheet, roll each quarter out 1/8-inch thick.
  • Cut with 5-inch tall Gingerbread Man cutter.
  • Remove dough between cookie cutouts.
  • Re-roll excess dough on another baking sheet.
  • Bake cookies in preheated 375 °F oven for from 7 to 8 minutes. or until lightly brown.
  • Cool slightly before removing from baking sheets.
  • Cool completely; decorate as desired.