Dessert Recipes

Gingerbread Cutouts

Gingerbread CutoutsBaking is the tastiest part of LaJunta Malone’s hobby of collecting gingerbread boys. “I decorate…

Gingerbread Cutouts

Gingerbread Cutouts

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark corn syrup 1 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger 2 large eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon cider vinegar 5 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda Red Hots candies

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, corn syrup and spices; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

Remove from the heat and cool to lukewarm.

Stir in eggs and vinegar.

Combine the flour and baking soda; stir into sugar mixture to form a soft dough.

Cover and refrigerate for several hours or until easy to handle.

On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-in.

thickness.

Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in.

gingerbread man cookie cutter.

Place on greased baking sheets.

Use Red Hots for eyes and buttons.

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Bake at 350┬░ for 8-10 minutes.

Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts 2 each:

  • 147 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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