Gingerbread Man Cookie Recipe

Recipe by palousebrand
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
YIELD: 30 cookies




  • Beat butter, sugar, molasses, vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a mixer until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  • Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl, then add the water.
  • Mix on low speed until the water is combined, then add the flour.
  • Mix in the flour just until incorporated and there are no dry bits. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl again, if necessary.
  • Wrap the dough in plastic and place in the fridge for two hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Once chilled, lightly dust a surface with flour and roll cookie dough to about ¼” thick.
  • Cut your desired shape and place on parchment lined baking sheets.
  • Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes for ¼” thick cookies.
  • Allow cookies to cool and decorate with piping glaze.
  • 11. Enjoy your new favorite gingerbread cookies recipe!