Festive Food

Cute Gingerbread Man Cookies

December 14, 2019

Yield
Serves 24
Prep Time
50mins
Cook Time
10mins
Difficulty Level
1 / 5

Get into the Christmas spirit with the sweetness and fragrance of gingerbread cookies. Have some fun family time even before Christmas day by baking these with your children, and enjoy them with a hot cup of coffee or milo as a snack.

Ingredients

Steps

01.

In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the molasses, egg and water.

02.

Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Add to creamed mixture and mix well.

03.

Divide dough in half. Refrigerate for 20 mins or until easy to hadle.

04.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion of dough to 0.5-cm thickness.

05.

Cut with a floured cookie cutter. Place 3-cm apart on greased baking sheets. Reroll scraps and repeat.

06.

Bake at 175 C for 8 to 10 mins or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate as desired.

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