December 23, 2019 at 1:11 am  •  Posted in Recipe of the Day by

½ C butter

½ C brown sugar

1 egg

½ C molasses

¼ C cold water

3 C flour

½ tsp. baking soda

3 tsp. ginger

1 tsp. cinnamon

Cream the butter and sugar and beat in the egg, molasses and water.  Combine the dry ingredients and stir into the butter mixture.  Chill the dough overnight.  Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface.  Cut into gingerbread men shapes and place on parchment lined cookie sheets.  Bake at 325°F for 12 minutes.  Remove from pans.  When cool, ice & decorate.

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