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Easy Gingerbreads

Easy Gingerbreads

Easy to mix gingerbread cookies with their mild flavor will put smiles on your family's faces.

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35 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time



1 1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 (3.5-ounce) package cook & serve butterscotch-flavored pudding and pie filling mix

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon baking soda


Mini candy-coated chocolate pieces, candy buttons, chocolate chips, raisins, red cinnamon candies, etc.

White decorator icing or gel

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, brown sugar and pudding mix in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, ginger, cinnamon and baking soda; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Roll out dough, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch gingerbread boy cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart onto large ungreased cookie sheets.

  4. STEP 4

    Add decorations for eyes, mouth and buttons as desired; press slightly into dough. Bake 9-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Pipe edge of each cookie with white decorator icing, if desired.

Tip #1

If dough is sticky, refrigerate for up to 2 hours before using.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

100 Calories
4 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
85 Sodium (mg)
15 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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