Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men
Do you know the gingerbread man? Well, you're about to. Catch 'em if you can with this simple recipe that's sure to wow the cookie monster in you.
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30 cookies

Ingredients
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 egg yolk
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Methods/steps
In a large bowl, combine margarine and sugar until smooth. Stir in molasses and egg yolk. Mix the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg; add to the molasses mixture until smooth. Cover, and chill for at least one hour. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks. Frost or decorate when cool.

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