Gingerbread Men

READY IN: 22mins
Top Review by cnjgilbert

This was just the recipe that I was searching for! Easy to make and very tasty. We made these cookies last year with the kids and plan on making them again this year.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the shortening, sugar, and molasses.
  2. Next, add egg and beat completely.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients and add to the creamed ingredients--using 1/2 cup increments.
  4. Beat well after each addition.
  5. Refrigerate the dough until cold.
  6. Roll out until the dough is about 1/4 inch thick.
  7. Use cookie cutters to form the figures.
  8. Place in a 350° oven and bake for 10 - 12 minutes.

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