The Gingerbread Man !!
Yesh !! Christmas is around the corner..What comes into mind for most of you? Presents !! Xmas tress !! Snow !! and of course The Gingerbread Man !! And here, I'm gonna share with you a recipe of making gingerbread man so that you learn to bake it for your friends and family members. And hey, it is fairly easy and I'm very sure you will enjoy doing it alone or with your loved ones.
Preparation time = 25 mins
Baking time = 12 mins
Start to End time = 1 hour 40 mins
1 (3.5 ounce) package cook and serve butterscotch pudding mix
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
In a medium bowl, cream together the dry butterscotch pudding mix, butter, and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the egg.
Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon and stir into the pudding mixture. Cover, and chill dough until firm, about 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets. On a floured board, roll dough out to about 1/8 inch thickness, and cut into man shapes using a cookie cutter. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until cookies are golden at the edges. Cool on wire racks.
And of course, decorate the Gingerbread Man at will !! Merry Christmas everyone !! =)