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Easy Gingerbread Cookies

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  21 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Enjoy a shortcut to classic holiday cookies -- just three simple ingredients. Simply delicious!

Ingredients

1
roll (30 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated gingerbread cookies
1/2
cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
Red cinnamon candies or other small red candies

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle about 1/4 cup of flour onto work surface; coat one half of dough with flour. With rolling pin, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness, adding additional flour as needed. With floured 2 1/2- to 3-inch gingerbread boy or girl cutter, cut out dough boys or girls. Gently brush excess flour from shapes; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling racks. Cool completely. Decorate with frosting and candies for eyes and buttons as desired.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle about 1/4 cup of flour onto work surface; coat one half of dough with flour. With rolling pin, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness, adding additional flour as needed. With floured 2 1/2- to 3-inch gingerbread boy or girl cutter, cut out dough boys or girls. Gently brush excess flour from shapes; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling racks. Cool completely. Decorate with frosting and candies for eyes and buttons as desired.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie (without candy decoration)
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
6%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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