Image of Holiday Gingerbread Cookies

Holiday Gingerbread Cookies

Image of Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 3 Hours, 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 25 cookies
  • A cookie sure to make the holidays special.


  • 3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup Original Molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • Icing


  1. Stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and ground cloves; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until combined.
  3. Add egg, molasses and vanilla; beat until combined. Beat in ginger and as much of the flour mixture as you can. Stir in remaining flour. Cover; chill dough about 3 hours, or overnight, or until easy to handle.
  4. Preheat oven to 375F. On a lightly floured surface roll dough to about 1/8″ thickness. Cut dough using 5″ gingerbread-person cookie cutter.
  5. Arrange the cutouts 1 inch apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are light brown.
  6. Transfer cookies to wire racks; cool.
  7. Pipe designs on cookies with icing.