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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
cool:
2 hrs 15 mins refrigerate
bake:
14 mins at 350°
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, pepper and salt. In a separate bowl, beat butter and brown sugar 2 minutes, until fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses until just combined. Add flour mixture and beat until just combined. Divide dough in half and shape into disks; wrap tightly in plastic. Refrigerate 2 hours.

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  • Heat oven to 350 degrees . Remove one dough disk from refrigerator. Generously flour work surface. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into gingerbread men and women with 3-inch cookie cutters. Place on baking sheets 2 inches apart. Use pastry brush to remove flour from cookies, if desired. Refrigerate 15 minutes. Repeat with second dough disk.

  • Bake at 350 degrees in batches until golden brown, about 14 minutes. Cool on wire racks, then decorate, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

93 calories; total fat 3g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 13mg; sodium 73mg; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 0g; protein 1g.
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