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Gingerbread Man - Single Serving Holiday Cookies
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins

Learn how to make GIANT Single-Serving Christmas Cookies including a Gingerbread Man, Shortbread Cookies & even a Chocolate Crinkle Cookie!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • 1 ½ tablespoons (½ oz/15g) butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons egg
  • 1 ½ tablespoons molasses (treacle/ honey)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoons ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoons ground cloves (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoons baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  1. In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg and molasses and mix until combined
  3. Mix in the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon and salt until combined
  4. Cover and refrigerate for minimum 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  5. Bake at 350F (180C) for 10-12 minutes
  6. Once cooled store the cookie in an airtight container for up to 3 days
Recipe Notes

You can replace the eggs with a 2 tablespoons of apple sauce or silken whipped tofu. If you use a substitute for eggs just know the texture may vary.

Make up the dough up to 4 days in advance

This dough freezes really well also