Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Gingerbread Men Cookies

1/2 cup butter, room temperature
3/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1/3 cup molasses
1 large egg
2 tbs water
2-2/3 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ginger, ground
1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp nutmeg, ground
1/2 tsp allspice, ground

  1. Cream butter and brown sugar until it is fluffy & light.
  2. Add the molasses, water & egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Add to the above mixture.
  4. Mix well. Divide the dough in half, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. On a floured surface, roll out dough and cut with a gingerbread man shaped cookie cutter.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool.
  9. Decorate as desired.

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