Gingerbread Family

The holidays just wouldn't be the same without this kid-favorite cutout cookie recipe. Ask your kids to help with the decorating.

Gingerbread Family
Servings: 16 Prep 15 mins Chill 4 hrs Bake 350°F 14 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 Basic Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Royal Icing

Make It

1. To basic sugar cookie dough, add 1 tablespoon ground ginger,

2. 2 teaspoons cocoa powder and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to flour mixture. Continue as directed. Halve dough and form into 2 disks. Refrigerate 4 hours.

3. On lightly floured work surface, roll out one disk to 1/4-inch thickness. Using a large gingerbread cookie cutter, cut out 2 figures. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with a small cookie cutter and other half of dough. Gather scraps and refrigerate. Reroll to form total of 2 large and 14 small cookies.

4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 14 minutes. Make Royal Icing. Decorate with Royal Icing, candy and sugars as desired.

Note:

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Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 16; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 298, Fat, total (g): 11, chol. (mg): 50, sat. fat (g): 7, carb. (g): 47, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 65, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.