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Gingerbread Men Recipe
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Molasses||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1 Teaspoon|
Calories 3010 Calories from Fat 968
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110 g168.7%
Saturated Fat 27.5 g137.4%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 106 mg
Sodium 1634.1 mg68.1%
Total Carbohydrates 475 g158.4%
Dietary Fiber 11.4 g45.5%
Sugars 197.1 g
Protein 36 g72.7%
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 4.2%
Calcium 45.8% Iron 133.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add molasses, egg, and vinegar; mix well.
Combine flour, soda, salt, and spices; stir well.
Add to molasses mixture, mixing well.
Shape dough into a ball; knead until smooth.
Divide dough in half; place one portion in refrigerator.
Roll half of dough to 1/4- to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut with a 4-inch gingerbread man cutter, and place on un-greased cookie sheets.
Press raisins into dough for eyes, nose, and mouth.
Use cinnamon-flavored candies or additional raisins for buttons.
Bake at 375°Ffor 6 to 7 minutes.
Cool 2 minutes; remove cookies to wire racks, and cool completely.
Repeat procedure with remaining dough.