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How to Make Gingerbread Boy Cookies
This is a wonderful kitchen activity with children or grandchildren!
. . . and the easiest do it yourself Christmas craft!
Start with our great gingerbread recipe cookie mix and make the gingerbread cookie dough.
Helpful hint: For the best gingerbread dough, have all your ingredients at room temperature.
Next, the icing. Decorating gingerbread cookies starts with making the royal icing.
More kitchen fun and a perfect holiday activity.
Baking the cookies . . . how to bake gingerbread boy cookies.
Helpful hint: If the cinnamon imperials are bursting during baking, the gingerbread cookies are baking too long or your oven is too hot. See our post on oven hotspots.
How to decorate gingerbread boy cookies
Let the fun in the kitchen and the creativity begin.
And now you have over 3+ dozen 5-inch gingerbread boy cookies for the holidays from Ginger's Breadboys gingerbread cookie kits!
An easy do it yourself Christmas craft.
As included in the Ginger's Breadboys gingerbread cookie kit, here is the recipe and instruction card for download.
Update: 8/10/2019 - We test baked a batch of gingerbread cookies with butter and they turned out awesome. You will need to adjust the liquid in the recipe when using butter as butter is 20% liquid. Use two sticks of salted butter (1 cup) and only 3/4 cup of unsulphured molasses instead of a cup. Adjust the vinegar to 5 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar instead of 2 tablespoons. That should do it! Enjoy!