Gingerbread Creatures

Bored with the usual Gingerbread Man design? Check out these unique Gingerbread designs:

gingerbread bones
Gingerbread Skeleton

gingerbread girl
Girly Gingerbread

gingerbread sock monkey
Gingerbread Sock Monkey

gingerbread ninja
Gingerbread Ninja

gingerbread pink
Gingerbread in Pink

gingerbread puff
Gingerbread Puff

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Recipe for Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
3 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
3/4 cup molasses
1/4 cup water

Directions:

  1. Beat softened butter with sugar until creamy.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and knead until it forms a dough.
  3. Chill the dough for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat the oven at 350o F.
  5. Roll out the dough on a clean floured surface. When the dough is about 1/4 inch thin, use a cookie cutter to make cookie shapes.
  6. Line up the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet, about 1/4 inch apart.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes.
  8. Set the hot cookies out on a wire rack to cool.
  9. Decorate with cookie icing.

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