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annam89 annam89 9 years
i had never try a gingerbread cookie i want to try but i don´t like cookies
I think I'm going to bake some gingerbread men next week. I made Gingerbread Caramels, which were awesome, and I have leftover mollasses to be used
tlsgirl tlsgirl 9 years
Super cute! I think he turned out great.
megania megania 9 years
Gingerbread is one of my favorite parts of the whole Christmas season. I love gingerbread--gingerbread houses, gingerbread men, and even gingersnaps! I go absolutely crazy with molasses and spices at this time of year.
Bettyesque Bettyesque 9 years
I love these little guys... Im still working on an idea for that contest ... I need something original but my time is running out here!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Too adorable!!
nancita nancita 9 years
Awww, I think the wonky shape makes him super cute! The best gingerbread man I've seen since...well, the Gingerbread Dr. House.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
hehe, is he smoking?
KimBurnett KimBurnett 9 years
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen gingerbread men, or 1 1/2 men and a good-sized gingerbread house with a car and two trees, like I got.
KimBurnett KimBurnett 9 years
I agree, cupcake345. Yum, I made a gingerbread house myself last Saturday with a peanutbutter gingerbread recipe and made some "men" too. Here is the recipe if anyone is interested. Very tasty. 5 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teas. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cup butter 3/4 cup peanutbutter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup dark corn syrup 2 eggs Combine flour,cinnamon, baking soda, ginger and salt. In another large bowl, beat butter and peanut butter until well blended. Add sugar, corn syrup, and egga; beat until smooth. Gradually beat in 2 cups of the dry ingredients. With a wooden spoon, mix in remaining dry ingredients, i cup at a time, umtil well blended. Divide dough into thirds. Wrap each portion and refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour. Roll them out, use cutters or freestyle, place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 300 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until very lightly browned.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
I mixed up my gingerbread cookie dough last night and it's chill in the fridge right now. I have a snowflake cookie cutter but I'm dreading rolling out the dough and icing the cookies. The last time I made royal icing it was a disaster. I'm kind pissed because Martha S's recipe for gingerbread said to use my mixer to mix the dough but it didn't say that it would darn near kill the motor in the process. But the upside is my apartment smells really yummy.
cupcake345 cupcake345 9 years
I don't think you need to buy a cutter - I think sometimes we get better results when we have to improvise. He's adorable.
bizzybee bizzybee 9 years
Your adventures in Gingy Land made me giggle. I set out to make Xmas cookies last year and my experience was similar like my last minute discoveries ... lost rolling pin, no cutters, one cookie sheet. I had to laugh at my self.
emalove emalove 9 years
I love gingerbread men!
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