PHILADELPHIA Gingerbread Cookies

120 36 servings, 1 cookie (26 g) each
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(1) 1 Review
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
Servings

36 servings, 1 cookie (26 g) each

Creamy PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, fragrant spices and molasses all team up to make the dough for these easy-to-make gingerbread cookies - perfect for holiday gift-giving.

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  • Combine flour, spices and baking powder. Beat cream cheese, butter, sugar, molasses and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • Divide dough in half; flatten each into disk. Wrap individually in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Heat oven to 350ºF. Roll out 1 disk on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into 18 gingerbread-man shapes, using 5-inch cookie cutter and rerolling scraps as necessary. Place, 1 inch apart, on parchment-covered baking sheets. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake 12 to 15 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Decorate with icing as desired.

Substitute

Prepare using your favourite colour(s) of decorating icing.

Make Ahead

Prepare dough and flatten into disks as directed. Wrap tightly, then freeze up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator overnight before rolling out and baking as directed.

Special Extra

For spicier cookies, double the measures of the ground ginger and cloves to instead use 2 tsp. ginger and 1 tsp. cloves.

Servings

  • 36 servings, 1 cookie (26 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 36 servings, 1 cookie (26 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 120
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 65mg
Carbohydrate 15g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 6g
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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  • catsandboots |

    I was curious to try a gingerbread recipe with cream cheese, but was a little disappointed in how they turned out. The texture is a pasty and the taste of cream cheese doesn't go too well with the classic go gingerbread flavor. I think I'll stick to a regular gingerbread recipe from now on!

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