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Gingerbread People

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  Whole wheat pastry flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  White vinegar 1 Teaspoon

Sift together flour, baking soda, ginger, and allspice into a medium-size bowl.
Stir with a fork to blend.
In a large bowl, beat butter.
Add honey and molasses, and beat in.
Beat in egg.
Lightly mix in dry ingredients and vinegar.
Wrap dough with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Butter a baking sheet.
Divide dough into quarters.
Roll out each portion on a lightly floured surface.
Cut with cookie cutters, and place carefully on prepared baking sheet.
If cookies are large enough, press raisins into dough for eyes and buttons.
Bake on middle shelf of oven, allowing 6 to 8 minutes for small people, and 10 to 12 minutes for large ones.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2331 Calories from Fat 886

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.2%

Saturated Fat 59.6 g297.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 1491.9 mg62.2%

Total Carbohydrates 345 g114.9%

Dietary Fiber 28 g111.9%

Sugars 170.6 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 61.6% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 39.1% Iron 73%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gingerbread People Recipe