Chocolate Gingerbread Men Cookies
Good chewy gingerbread men that your children will love.
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup molasses
2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup white sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup milk
1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration
1. Combine butter or margarine, molasses, and unsweetened chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Heat until chocolate melts. Stir until smooth.
2. Mix together flour, 2/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, and salt. Stir in melted chocolate mixture and milk. Mix well. Chill until firm.
3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Roll balls in sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
4. Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes.
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