Gingerbread Men

Delicious California raisins freckle these cookie shapes.
  • Yields 24 cookies (2 inches in diameter)
  • Details


    • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup molasses
    • 1 egg
    • 3 cups flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 cup California raisins, coarsely chopped


    In mixer bowl, cream butter, sugar and molasses; beat in egg. Sift dry ingredients together; gradually mix into creamed mixture. Stir in raisins. Chill dough. Roll out to 1/8-inch thickness on floured board; cut into desired shapes with sharp-edged cookie cutters. Bake on greased baking sheets in 350°F oven 10 to 12 minutes (Baking time may vary depending on size of cookies). Remove to racks to cool. Decorate as desired.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 150 (25% from fat); Total Fat 4.5g (sat 2.5g, mono 1g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 20mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 26g; (Dietary Fiber <1g; Sugars 13g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 80mg; Calcium 23mg; Potassium 180mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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