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Gingerbread Kids

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Ingredients
  Ripe bananas 2 Small, peeled and cut into chunks
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Prepared icing 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Candies 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Puree bananas in blender.
Combine flour, ginger, baking soda and cinnamon.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in molasses and bananas until blended.
Stir in flour mixture with wooden spoon until completely blended.
Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Divide dough into 4 parts.
Roll out each part to 1/8 inch thickness on lightly floured surface.
Cut out cookies using small gingerbread people cutters.
Use favorite cookie cutters for any smaller amounts of remaining dough.
Bake on greased cookie sheets 10 to 15 minutes or until just brown around edges.
Cool completely on wire racks.
Decorate as desired with favorite icing and candies.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas

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