Recipes: Healthy Traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies

Traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies.

Traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies You can cook Traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies using 10 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies

  1. Prepare 3 cups of flour.
  2. You need 2 tsp of ground ginger.
  3. You need 1 tsp of ground cinnamon.
  4. It's 1 tsp of baking soda.
  5. Prepare 1 of \4 tsp ground nutmeg.
  6. Prepare 1 of \4 tsp salt.
  7. Prepare 3 of \4 cup melted unsalted butter.
  8. You need 3 of \4 cup brown sugar.
  9. You need 1 of \2 cup molasses.
  10. Prepare 1 of egg.

Traditional Gingerbread Men Cookies step by step

  1. Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl..
  2. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl. I find an electric mixer makes this part easier. Mix until it is light and fluffy..
  3. Add molasses and egg. Beat well..
  4. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed (electric mixer) until well mixed..
  5. Press dough into a thick, flat disc. Wrap in wax paper. Place in refrigerator overnight. I find rolling out the dough before chilling makes it easier on you the next day..
  6. Next day: Preheat oven to 350..
  7. Roll dough into 1\4 inch thick on floured wax paper. Cut out gingerbread men with a cookie cutter..
  8. Place gingerbread men on greased cookie sheet and bake in oven for 8-10minutes. Look for the edges of the cookies to just start to turn brown. Then, you know they are done..
  9. Let cookies cool for about 5 minutes. Then, decorate as desired with icing, gumdrops, candy, etc..