Gingerbread Men Christmas Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread Men Cookies are as cute as can be. If desired, decorate with raisins, currants or cinnamon red hot candies for eyes and buttons.

Gingerbread Men Christmas Cookies

A fun idea is to use the Gingerbread Men as decorations for your Christmas tree or even as gift tags.

Ingredients :

  • 3.5 ounce of package cook and serve butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1, 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp of ground ginger
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon

Method:

  1. Take a medium bowl put in dry butterscotch pudding mix, butter and brown sugar until smooth to form a cream.
  2. Add the flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon into the pudding mixture and stir it well.
  3. Cover and chill dough until firm, about 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C.
  5. Grease baking sheets.
  6. On a floured board, roll dough out to about 1/8 inch thickness, and cut into man shapes using a cookie cutter.
  7. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until cookies are golden at the edges.