Gingerbread Men Cookies

  • prep time7 min
  • total time 14 min
  • serves 50

These warm, chewy gingerbread cookies make for a perfect holiday snack.

Courtesy of Pastry Chef April Iverson.

27 Ratings
Directions for: Gingerbread Men Cookies


1 ½ cup butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 tsp baking soda

¾ tsp salt

2 ¼ tsp ground ginger

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp nutmeg

¼ tsp ground cloves

2 eggs

¾ cup molasses

3 ⅓ cup pastry flour


1. Sift pastry flour. In a large bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, spices and salt until well incorporated. Add molasses and mix. Add eggs one at a time, stirring into mixture. Then add pastry flour & baking soda and mix just till combined.

2. Allow to rest in fridge for at least 1 hour and roll out to 1/4 inch thick. Using a shaped cookie cutter, cut out gingerbread men and women.

3. Bake at 350ºF until golden, about 7-10 minutes.

See more: Dessert, Christmas, Snack, Bake, Kid-Friendly, Eggs/Dairy


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