Gingerbread People

62 24 servings, 1 cookie (47 g) each
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(94) 76 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
2
min.
Servings

24 servings, 1 cookie (47 g) each

It's that time of year to whip up a batch of gingerbread cookies! Butterscotch pudding is the secret to our take on these beloved Christmas cookies. Our only advice: Don’t tell Grandma you've found a new recipe for gingerbread cookies.

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  • Beat butter, sugar and dry pudding mix in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs. Mix all remaining ingredients except icing. Gradually add to pudding mixture, beating well after each addition. Refrigerate 15 min.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Place dough between 2 sheets of parchment or waxed paper; roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into gingerbread-man shapes with 3- to 4-inch cookie cutter, rerolling dough scraps as necessary. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 10 to 12 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand on baking sheets 3 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely. Decorate with icing.

Fun Idea

To make these cookies into decorations, use a straw to make a hole near the top of each unbaked cookie. Bake as directed. Cool cookies, then decorate and thread a ribbon through the hole in each cookie to use for hanging.

Servings

  • 24 servings, 1 cookie (47 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 cookie (47 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 160mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • jnntucker |

  • Doug2 |

    I like the taste and smell of ginger so I added 1 tsp more ginger than asked for,these cookies were great, and easy to make and easy to roll my little one loves them. Yes this recipe will be used again and again.

  • di_ron281 |

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