spicy gingermen

spicy gingermen
Servings: 24 Yield: 2 dozen cookies Prep 15 mins Chill 2 hrs Bake 350°F 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Classic Sugar Cookie Dough (see www.familycircle.com)
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Candies for decorating, if desired

Make It

1. Prepare classic sugar cookie dough with these changes: Add ginger, cocoa powder, cinnamon and white pepper to flour mixture. Roll half of dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut shapes with 3-inch cutter. Repeat with second half of dough. Gather scraps; refrigerate as directed. Re-roll; cut out a total of 24 cookies. Place on ungreased baking sheets; bake at 350 degree F for 12 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

2. Blend confectioners sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract until good piping consistency; add 1/2 teaspoon water if needed. Outline cooled cookies. Attach candies, if desired. Makes 2 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 24; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 111, Fat, total (g): 4, sat. fat (g): 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.