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Gingerbread Men

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Ingredients:
3/4 cup - firmly packed Florida Crystals® Organic Brown Sugar
1/2 cup - butter or margarine, softened
2 - eggs
1/4 cup - molasses
3 1/4 cups - all purpose flour
2 teaspoons - ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons - baking soda
1/2 teaspoon - each: allspice,cinnamon,nutmeg and salt
Sugar Icing (recipe below)


Preparation:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.

Beat sugar and butter in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and molasses. Stir together remaining ingredients in medium bowl. Gradually add to sugar mixture until well blended. Refrigerate dough 1 hour or until easy to handle.

On well floured surface, roll out half of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool on rack. Decorate with sugar icing as desired.

Makes about 24 (5-inch) cookies.

Sugar Icing: Combine 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Sugar, 1 tablespoon milk, and food coloring as desired.

Serving Quantity: 2 dozen

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