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Miniature Gingerbread Men Recipe
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Ground cloves||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Raisins||1 Tablespoon, chopped (optional)|
Calories 684 Calories from Fat 258
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 g45.1%
Saturated Fat 17.8 g89.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 114.9 mg
Sodium 29.5 mg1.2%
Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.5%
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%
Sugars 51.4 g
Protein 8 g15.3%
Vitamin A 18.1% Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 7.9% Iron 22.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add egg and molasses; beat well.
Combine next 4 ingredients; add to creamed mixture, stirring well.
Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Work with one-fourth of dough at a time; store remainder in refrigerator.
Place dough on a lightly greased cookie sheet; roll out to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut dough with a floured 2 1/4-inch gingerbread man cookie cutter, leaving 1 inch between each cookie.
Remove excess dough; combine with remaining dough in refrigerator.
Decorate with raisins, if desired.
Bake at 350Â° for 7 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on cookie sheets 3 to 5 minutes; remove to wire racks, and cool completely.
Repeat procedure with remaining dough.