Total Time
32mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

These are great to make with kids. Use your imagination for decorating!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, salt, cloves and nutmeg in larg bowl.
  2. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in molasses and egg.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture; beat until well blended.
  5. Shape dough into 3 discs.
  6. Wrap well in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  7. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  8. Working with 1 disc at a time, place on lightly floured surface.
  9. Roll out dough with lightly with lightly floured rolling pin 3/16-inch thickness.
  10. Cut out gingerbread people with floured 5-inch cookie cutters; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  11. Press dough trimming together gently; reroll and cut out more cookies.
  12. Bake about 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  13. Let cookies stand on cookire sheets 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  14. Pipe frosting onto cooled cookies, Decorate with candies if desired.
  15. Let stand at room temperature 20 min minutes or until set.
  16. Store tightly covered at room temperature or freeze up to 3 months.

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