Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

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From the kitchen of S M Delesandro

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
10 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 cup sugar
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup molasses
1 teaspoon vinegar
2 eggs, beaten
5 cups flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mix sugar, butter, spices and molasses in saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

  3. Cool to lukewarm. Add vinegar and eggs. Mix well. Add sifted flour and soda blending to a smooth dough. Chill.

  4. Roll out on floured board and cut with a 4 or 6 inch cookie cutter.

  5. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 10 minutes.


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gigi2805 says:

Fantastic and easy to make recipe! Thank you so much!

12/14/2013 6:17:35 PM

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