Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men
Photo by Oxmoor House

Ingredients

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

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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