How to Make Gingerbread Men Cookie at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Cookies have always been a favorite food for everyone. We all love cookies and we always want those old days back when eating cookies was not less than a whole treat. Today, kids are into various other food items that are available in the market and don’t really know what cookies really taste like and how delicious they are. So today, I have brought you a recipe that is not only delicious but healthy as well. You can make it and surprise your kids as these cookies look pretty amazing. Such ready guys?

These cookies that we are about to make are called gingerbread man cookies. This is because it is made in the shape of a human. So, these cookies will be the best choice for your small parties or your kid’s birthday party. The whole procedure of their cooking is also very easy. The ingredients used are all-natural and mostly ground spices have been used. I think there will be no problem regarding the ingredients.

So, let’s start and make these soft and best gingerbread man cookies at home without any delay. And in the end, your kids will praise your cooking skills and have a big smile on their face.

Ingredients for Gingerbread Men Cookies

Ingredients Quantity
Butter ½ cup
Brown Sugar ¾ cup
Molasses ⅓ cup
Egg 1 large
Water 2 tsp.
All-Purpose Flour 2-⅔ cups
Baking Soda 1 tsp.
Ground Ginger 2 tsp.
Ground Cinnamon ½ tsp.
Ground Nutmeg ½ tsp.
Ground Allspice ½ tsp.

The list of ingredients is in front of you. Note down the ingredients that you don’t have at home and get them from your nearest general store or supermarket.

How Much Time Will it Take?

Preparation TimeBaking TimeTotal Time
40 Minutes 10 Minutes 50 Minutes

Well, these gingerbread man cookies will take less than 1 hour and I think now you have enough of the reasons to make these cookies at home.

Well, the part of the recipe has arrived that everyone was waiting for. Now we will see how to perfectly bake these cookies and what steps do you need to follow to have these delicious Gingerbread Men cookies on your plate.

Gingerbread Men Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread Man Cookie
  1. Whisk the cream and butter in a mixing bowl until fluffy. Add the molasses, egg and water to this cream and mix it well. 
  2. Divide the dough into half and refrigerate it for about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat your oven to about 350F and on a smooth surface with flour on it, roll the portion of dough and then cut it into the shape of gingerbread with the help of a cutter.
  4. Line a baking sheet and grease it well; place these cookies on the baking sheets and place them in the oven.
  5. Bake the cookies until they change their color and their edges are firm. It will take about 8-10 minutes. Once done, take them out and keep them on a cooling rack, and allow them to cool.

The cookies are ready. Now you can invite your kids and serve them these delicious gingerbread man cookie with some frosting on the top if you like.

Nutritional Breakdown of Gingerbread Men Cookies

The nutritional details of this recipe are also important. Here is the exact and genuine nutritional information that can help you to know what this recipe really contains.

Calories 118
Fats 4 gm.
Cholesterol 17 mg.
Carbohydrates 19 gm.
Sugars 9 gm.
Fiber 0 gm.

How to Make Gingerbread Men Cookies at Home | Video

Watch the video given below to know the details about how to make these cookies at home and know the full procedure involved.

Video By: Laura in the Kitchen

That’s it for today and I hope you will like this recipe. Will love to hear your experience and stories regarding these Gingerbread men cookies. If you liked it, then please recommend it to your friends and relatives as well. Till then, have a great day!

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