Tuesday, August 27, 2013

First Christmas Annie for 2013

  doesn't everyone just love gingerbread men!  
Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup molasses
1 egg
2 tablespoons water
2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice
in large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy
beat in molasses, egg and water
combine flour, ginger, baking soda, salt,
cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice: add to creamed mixture
mix well
divide dough in half
refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle
on a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8 in thickness
cut with floured 4 inch cookie cutter
place 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet
reroll scraps

bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes 
or until edges are firm
remove to wire racks to cool
decorate as desired

makes about 2 dozen gingerbread men  :)

"Be cheerful no matter what; pray all the time;
thank God no matter what happens.
This is the way God wants you who belong to Christ Jesus to live."
1 Thessalonians 5:18 (The Message)
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wishing all an amazing week
God bless!


  1. Just adorable............. Love the Gingerbread theme of this precious Annie. Great recipe to share. Take care and know I share your thoughts always. Love you so HUGS! Mad

  2. wow she,s lovely girl and i really love her dress with the little gingerbread man, i love the gingerbread man!!!!! thank you for the receipe. big hugs