• Prep Time 30 minutes, plus 30 minutes refrigeration
  • Baking time 12 minutes
  • Makes 42 cookies (approximately)
  • Freezing Excellent

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Ingredients

  • Gingerbread
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 3/4 cup Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp clove
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Decorations
  • Icing, candy canes, red jelly beans, assorted candies

Serving Size: 42 cookies (approximately)

Directions

Serving Size: 42 cookies (approximately)

  • Cream butter, brown sugar, molasses and egg together thoroughly, in a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer, until light and fluffy in texture. Add remaining ingredients gradually to butter mixture, mixing well.
  • Chill dough for 30 minutes for easy rolling.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Roll dough ¼” (6 mm) thick on floured surface. Cut with a 3” (7.6 cm) gingerbread man cookie cutter. Place on prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are set.
  • Cool on wire cooling rack.
  • Decorating reindeer : turn gingerbread men upside down so the feet become the antlers and the head becomes the nose. Decorated as desired.

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