Gingerbread men

3 c. sifted flour
1/2 t. baking soda
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
3/4-1 t. ginger
1/3 c. butter
1/3 c. brown sugar
2/3 c. molasses (dark or light)
1 egg

Sift together flour, soda, powder, salt, and ginger.
In a second bowl, cream butter and sugar together until fluffy, then add molasses and egg.
Add in the dry ingredients.
Roll out doug to 1/2 -3/4″ thick on lightly floured board.
Cut into desired shapes.
Place on greased or parchment lined cookie sheets. (Allow for expansion)
Bake 375 for 8-10 minutes.
Cool on wire racks


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