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Easy Gingerbread Cookies

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 22

Use our refrigerated sugar cookie dough to make one of the easiest gingerbread cutout cookies! MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3
tablespoons mild molasses
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground allspice
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, crumble cookie dough; stir in molasses. Add remaining ingredients; mix thoroughly with hands.
  • 2
    Divide dough in half; form into 2 disks, and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until thoroughly chilled.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 375°F. On floured surface, roll 1 dough disk 1/4 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2- to 3-inch gingerbread boy or girl cookie cutters. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts 2 inches apart. Repeat for remaining dough, rerolling scraps as necessary.
  • 4
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set and light golden brown around edges. Cool on cookie sheet 3 minutes; remove to cooling rack to cool completely, about 20 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Have fun customizing your gingerbread cutouts with cookie icing, candy sprinkles or candy.
  • Gingerbread dough works best for cutouts when chilled. Work quickly, and add flour as necessary when rolling dough.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
Protein
1g
% 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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