Gingerbread Men Cookies Recipe

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Gingerbread Men Cookies
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  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp mccormick nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp mccormick pure vanilla extract


  1. Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Set aside. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add molasses, egg and vanilla;mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Press dough into a thick flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured work surface. Cut into gingerbread men shapes with 5-inch cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges of cookies are set and just begin to brown. Cool on baking sheets 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Decorate cooled cookies as desired. Store cookies in airtight container up to5 days.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2638.39 Kcal (11046 kJ)
Calories from fat 1055.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 117.29g 180%
Cholesterol 264.86mg 88%
Sodium 6242.11mg 260%
Potassium 1834.07mg 39%
Total Carbs 368.84g 123%
Sugars 146.21g 585%
Dietary Fiber 25.34g 101%
Protein 32.44g 65%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 28%
Iron 19.7mg 109%
Calcium 937.8mg 94%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 344.86 Kcal (1444 kJ)
Calories from fat 137.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.33g 180%
Cholesterol 34.62mg 88%
Sodium 815.89mg 260%
Potassium 239.73mg 39%
Total Carbs 48.21g 123%
Sugars 19.11g 585%
Dietary Fiber 3.31g 101%
Protein 4.24g 65%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 28%
Iron 2.6mg 109%
Calcium 122.6mg 94%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 61.7
  • 71

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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