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Easy Ginger Bread Man

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These gingerbread men cookies are sweet n' spicy, utterly delicious snacks. Throw in your creativity and decorate them to liven up those special days!
Ingredients
  Self raising flour 8 Ounce
  Brown sugar 4 Ounce (soft)
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped candied peel 1 Ounce
  Butter 4 Ounce
  Treacle 1 Tablespoon
  Golden syrup 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Rub butter into flour with fingertips.
Stir in sugar, ginger and peel.
Add treacle and syrup and mix well.
Leave in a cool place for 2 hrs., or a little longer, to stiffen.
Roll out on a floured board and cut into shapes: men, trees, sleighs, reindeer, etc.
Put onto a well- greased baking tin and bake at 375° F for 10 minutes.
When cold, decorate as desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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