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Easy Gingerbread Cutouts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Bamford Marks
Added: Thursday, September 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg. (18-1/4oz) Spice Cake Mix
3/4 c. Flour
2 Eggs
1/3 c. Vegetable Oil
1/3 c. Molasses
2 t. Ground Ginger
3/4 c canned Cream Cheese Frosting, warmed slightly
Red-hot Candies

Directions:
Directions:
In mixing bowl, combine dry cake mix, flour, eggs, oil, molasses and ginger; mix well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8" thickness. Cut with aprox. 5" cookie cutters dipped in flour. Place 3" apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 7-10 minutes or until edges are firm and bottom is lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Decorate with cream cheese frosting as desired. Use red-hots for eyes, nose and buttons.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I like to outline cookies with the frosting, adding accents as desired.

 

 

 

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