Gingerbread Men Cookies

Ready in
30 min
These Gingerbread Men Cookies are as cute as can be. If desired, decorate with raisins, currants or cinnamon red hot candies for eyes and buttons. Or, pipe icing onto cookies.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

20 min

Cooking Time

10 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


3 cups All Purpose Flour
2 tsp Club House Ground Ginger
1 tsp Club House Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp Baking Soda
0.25 tsp Club House Ground Nutmeg
0.25 tsp Salt
0.75 cup Butter softened
0.75 cup Brown Sugar firmly packed
0.5 cup Molasses
1 Egg
1 tsp Club House Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl. Set aside. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add molasses, egg and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Press dough into a thick flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Roll out dough to ¼-in (0.5 cm) thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into gingerbread men shapes with 5-in (13 cm) cookie cutter. Place 1-in (2.5 cm) on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges of cookies are set and just begin to brown. Cool on baking sheets 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Decorate cooled cookies as desired. Store cookies in airtight container up to 5 days.

Recipe notes

Chef’s Tip
  • Almond Gingerbread Cookies: Prepare and refrigerate dough as directed. Shape into 1-in (2.5 cm) balls. Roll in 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) sliced almonds, pressing almonds into dough. Place 2-in (5 cm) apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven 8-10 minutes or until edges of cookies just begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Makes 5 dozen.

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