Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Every gingerbread house needs a gingerbread family! These gingerbread people are both fun and easy to make, and the kids will love them! 

  1. Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in large bowl
  2. Add butter and brown sugar in a different large bowl and mix on medium speed
  3. Add molasses, egg and All Natural Real Spices Pure Vanilla in butter mixture and beat well
  4. Gradually add butter mixture into flour mixture on low speed until well mixed
  5. Press dough into a thick flat disk
  6. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 hours 
  7. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  8. Cover surface with flour, take out dough discs and let thaw slightly
  9. Roll dough out from the center into a circle, use more flour as needed to prevent dough from sticking
  10. Cut into gingerbread men shapes with 5-inch cookie cutter
  11. Place gingerbread men 1 inch apart on lightly greased baking pan
  12. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges of cookies are set
  13. Let cool and decorate as desired


  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups softened butter
  • 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon Real Spices Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 5-inch gingerbread man cookie cutter

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