Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

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"This recipe for gingerbread men uses butterscotch pudding mix and doesn't require molasses!"
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Ingredients

1 h 37 m servings 79 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the dry butterscotch pudding mix, butter, and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the egg. Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon; stir into the pudding mixture. Cover, and chill dough until firm, about 1 hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets. On a floured board, roll dough out to about 1/8 inch thickness, and cut into man shapes using a cookie cutter. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until cookies are golden at the edges. Cool on wire racks.

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Most helpful positive review

I made this recipe with my husband and son last week. I liked it very much. However, if you are looking for a true gingerbread tasting cookie, this is NOT it. I tried this recipe because I th...

Most helpful critical review

I have a problem with this recipe. The only liquid is butter and egg. What am I doing wrong. Am I supposed to make the pudding before adding to the rest of the recipe.. It says dry then what did...

I made this recipe with my husband and son last week. I liked it very much. However, if you are looking for a true gingerbread tasting cookie, this is NOT it. I tried this recipe because I th...

I have a problem with this recipe. The only liquid is butter and egg. What am I doing wrong. Am I supposed to make the pudding before adding to the rest of the recipe.. It says dry then what did...

Delicious! The dough was so easy to work with, not sticky and rolled out wonderfully. (That in itself really sold me on this recipe as I tend to shy away from rolled dough recipes because they a...

this is the perfect gingerbread man recipe for children! i brought these to a cookie exchange party last year and the kids gobbled these right up but snubbed the traditional gingerbread men that...

I used instant pudding because that was all my little grocery store had. It turned out fine. The taste is more mild than typical which is good because my kids don't usually like ginger bread. ...

This is easy & makes a nice dough for cutting. My kids love them. I found that 10 minutes was too long to bake, 8-9 made a slightly softer cookie with better flavor. I melted white & milk chocol...

Fantastic Cookie! I wasn't sure about making a gingerbread cookie that didn't have molasses as an ingredient. However, I love butterscotch-anything and, after reading the other reviews, I thoug...

This is the first rolled cookie I've ever made (I'm not a baker:) and I think it turned out great! Super easy recipe and not too many ingredients. I was a little freaked after creaming the butte...

Not a bad recipe, especially with the buttercotch mix and omitting of sticky molasses. Initially, after combining both the dry and moist mixture, the dough was VERY DRY. DO NOT GET DISHEARTENED...