Gingerbread Men

Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 1/4 cups butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • Decorations: sugar crystals, decorator frosting, red cinnamon candies

Preparation

  1. Cook first 6 ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add butter, stirring until melted.
  2. Combine baking soda and 1 tablespoon water; stir into sugar mixture. Pour sugar mixture into a bowl; gradually add flour, beating at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric mixer until blended.
  3. Divide dough into thirds. Roll one-third of dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface (chill remaining dough). Cut with a 5 1/2-inch gingerbread man cutter, and place on lightly greased baking sheets.
  4. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool 1 minute on pan; remove cookies to wire racks, and cool completely. Repeat procedure with remaining dough. Decorate as desired.
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