Gingerbread Babies

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Gingerbread BabiesRecipe
Oxmoor House

Tuck them into a little box and leave them on someone's doorstep...surely you know someone who will give them a good home at Christmas!

12 dozen


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3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1/2 cup dark molasses
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt


In a large bowl, blend together butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Add egg and molasses.

In a seperate bowl, combine remaining ingredients; gradually stir into butter mixture. Turn dough out onto well-floured surface; roll out to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut dough with a 2-inch gingerbread man cookie cutter.

Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 9 to 10 minutes, or until firm.

Created date

February 2012