Gingerbread Boys Recipe

Looking for an easy Gingerbread boys recipe? Learn how to make Gingerbread boys using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by soy_vey

Makes 57 servings



Crispy gingerbread men for decorating and tree hanging. Vegan version.

Recipe Ingredients for Gingerbread boys

112 g. Earth Balance
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp allspice
1 1/2 cup dark molasses
2/3 cup water
6 1/2 cup flour

Recipe Directions for Gingerbread boys

  1. Cream shortening, sugar, spices, baking soda and salt together until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses. Stir in water.

  2. Gradually stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough(about 6 1/2 cups). Shape dough into ball with hands, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours or overnight.

  3. Roll out dough, small amount at a time, 1/8- 1/4 inch thick. Cut with cutter, slip with a spatula onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Arrange cutouts short distance apart(they spread very little).

  4. Bake at 350 10-12 minutes till cookies are lightly browned. Remove, cool, and decorate as you wish. Makes about 4 dozen 6 inch tall gingerbread men.

Categories

Dessert, Christmas, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 30.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
101
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.7g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
106mg
4%
Potassium
152mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
19.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
1.4g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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