Gingerbread CutoutsBaking is the tastiest part of LaJunta Malone’s hobby of collecting gingerbread boys. “I decorate…
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
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.
Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in.
gingerbread man cookie cutter.
Place on greased baking sheets.
Use Red Hots for eyes and buttons.
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.