Dec 19, 2010

Retro Gingerbread Man

Which Gingerbread Man are you?

1 c butter, softened
1 c sugar
1/4 c water
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 c molasses

5 c flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 Tbsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. allspice
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Beat butter & sugar @ medium speed til fluffy. In a separate bowl, stir together 1/4 c water and soda til dissolved. Stir in molasses. In a separate bowl, combine flour & next 4 ingredients. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture alternately with molasses mixture, beginning & ending with flour. Shape into a ball. Cover, chill for 1 hr. Roll out, SHAPE with Cookie Cutters and cook on wax paper on pan. 350 degrees 12-15 minutes. Cool, make 'em oh, so cool!, then decorate.


Mom said...

I'm willing to bake them but sure as heck not going to decorate, sheesh, waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much work!

Anonymous said...

I am the snowman,BUT,I am fluffy!!

jen said...

aweee those r so cute!!!!