Recipe by JELL-O
"These cute little gingerbread people with butterscotch pudding in the dough make great tree decorations--and delicious snacks too!"
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packed brown sugar
1 (3.4 ounce) package
JELL-O Butterscotch Instant Pudding
1 1/2 teaspoons
With a little care this can be just as versitile as the regular dough, only this stays moist much longer. I've used this for multiple gingerbread houses with few issues, just avoid giant slabs of wall.
I'm not a connoisseur of gingerbread cookies, but these were pretty decent for how little went into them. The dough wasn't dry at all like I had feared, though I had some trouble rolling the dough out smooth enough. The spice is fairly mellow, so even those who aren't crazy for normal gingerbread cookies still seem to enjoy them. I would probably use this one again for the holidays :)
Instead of rolling it flat and using a cookie cutter, I rolled the dough into little balls, covered the balls in sugar, and pressed them a little flat on the baking sheet. I loved the balance of sweet and spice and my 2 year old loved them too.
I absolutely love this recipe. I don't use it for the tree decoration though. I use it as a gingerbread cookie recipe. I make them every year for my family for Christmas. It's a big hit. :)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Gingerbread People from JELL-O
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 66
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