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You Can Make Easy Gingerbread Cookies For The Holidays And I Can’t Wait To Get Started

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If you have happen to have a hankering for gingerbread cookies for Thanksgiving or Christmas, Pillsbury can satisfy those needs with their easy Gingerbread Cookies recipe.

You’ll need exactly 7 ingredients from the fridge and your pantry to start your gingerbread cookies off right and the best part about this recipe, is that it’s easy to follow; so let’s get started shall we?

First, you’ll need the following ingredients including:

  • Pillsbury’s refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 3 tablespoons of mild molasses
  • 1/4 cup of all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 ground of allspice
  • 1/4 ground of cloves

After you’ve gathered all of your ingredients the next few steps are simple and to be exact, there are only 4 of them!

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You’ll need to first search for a large bowl because this bowl is where you will be combining the sugar cookie dough, molasses and the remaining ingredients.

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Pillsbury notes that you should also mix the ingredients in the bowl together with your hands, talk about a recipe truly from scratch am I right?

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Once your ingredients are combined evenly, you’ll want to divide the dough into 2 and wrap it in plastic wrap for 1 to 2 hours according to the Pillsbury Dough Boy.

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After your dough is thoroughly chilled, you can use cookie cutters to shape your dough into gingerbread men while the oven is pre-heating to 375°F.


Now it’s the oven’s turn to get to work and your cookies should only be baked for 7 to 9 minutes!


Decorate your gingerbread men and women as you please and now you have a fun filled dessert that’s easy to bake and delicious to eat! You can check out the full recipe here, on Pillsbury’s website.

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