Gingerbread Cookie Bites

Gingerbread Cookie Bites Recipes
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Create a fun centerpiece with these scrumptious chewy cookie skewers!
60 min
Prep Time
1:20
Total Time
10 servings

Ingredients

Cookie

1 1/4 cups
sugar
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
3 tablespoons
mild molasses
3 cups
all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons
ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons
ground ginger
1 teaspoon
baking soda

Decorations

10 ounces
vanilla or chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)
Decorator sprinkles or coarsely crushed starlight mint candies
10 (8- to 10-inch)
thin wooden skewers, if desired
Large red and green gumdrops, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine sugar, butter, egg and molasses in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  3. Press dough into ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool completely. Cut with 1 1/2-inch cookie cutters.
  4. Melt candy coating according to package directions. Dip top of each cookie into melted candy coating. Place onto waxed paper, coating-side up. Immediately sprinkle with decorator sprinkles or crushed candies. Let stand until coating is set.
  5. Thread 3decorated cookies onto each skewer, if desired. Top skewer with gumdrop or additional cookie, as desired.

Recipe Tips

- Cut gingerbread into 1- or 1 1/2-inch squares, triangles or diamonds.

- Keep candy coating warm while dipping cookies.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without gumdrop)

Calories
580
Cholesterol
75mg
Carbohydrates
76g
Protein
6g
Fat
28g
Sodium
320mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I have made this recipe 2 years in a row with my kids and it's awesome. The kids have a blast cutting out the shapes and decorating the cookies. My husband and I love to eat the leftover gingerbread plain with coffee. I've never been much of a fan of gingerbread before but this is really good.

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