Gingerbread Skeletons

Recipe by dicentra
READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the sugar and butter together. Add molasses and water.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt, nutmeg, baking soda, ginger, and allspice. Gradually add the dry mixture to the wet and blend until the dough holds together.
  • Cover and chill for 2-3 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Roll out dough 1/4" thick on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut into shapes with cookie cutters and transfer to cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool on baking sheets or cooling racks.
  • Using the white decorating icing, decorate the cookies with "bones" so that they resemble skeletons.
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