Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men
Photo by Oxmoor House

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Raisins, chocolate chips, sprinkles, colored sugar and candies
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules, moistened with tap water
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 1 cup dark molasses
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 3 teaspoons baking soda
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger

Cream together first 6 ingredients. Add sugar and molasses and continue to beat. Add beaten eggs, coffee and 3 or 4 cups of flour and continue to beat. Add remaining flour and mix by hand. (Dough will be very stiff.) Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Flatten ...

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