Gerhard Jenne's Gingerbread Men

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Missy Wombat

A wonderful reliable tasty recipe for making gingerbread men or any other gingerbread cookie. Ice to make Gingerbread Santas for Christmas or to make clowns for a child.

Top Review by carly75

I have just made this recipe and it passes the "but mum I dont like ginger in my gingerbread men" Have put this in my cookbook and we are just about to decorate them now !!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the first batch of ingredients until boiling in a small pot on the stove.
  2. Stir in the butter until melted.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add the baking soda.
  5. Stir quickly to mix and then add the flour.
  6. Stir until well combined.
  7. Form into a log and chill for at least 1 hour then cutting off 4 mm slices or chill the dough in the fridge before rolling out to a thickness of 4 mm and then cutting out gingerbread men shapes.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celcius for 13-15 minutes.

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