Nana Darby's Gingerbread Kids

Lustre Craft Cookware
Beth Hurley shares with us her families Gingerbread Cookie recipe. Nothing says Christmas like Gingerbread Cookies! Bring your family together for a delicious day of baking, decorating and of course eating! Make it a day to remember with Nana Darby's Gingerbread Kid recipe!
Course Desserts and Bread


  • Large Cookie Sheet


  • 5 1/4 cup of All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp. Ginger Powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cloves
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1 cup of Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup of Molasses
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • 1 cup of Butter


  • In a Large mixing bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, ginger powder, cinnamon, ground cloves, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  • In a separate mixing bowl combine dark brown sugar, molasses, eggs (beaten), and butter. Mix well.
  • Mix wet and dry ingredients together. Make sure to stir them well.
  • Roll out 1/4" thick of gingerbread dough on floured surface.
  • Cut out with gingerbread kids with cookie cutter.
  • Place cookies on Large Cookie Sheet.
  • Cook at 375, until lightly browned. Do not over cook or they will be hard.
  • Let cool and dust off excessive flour and decorate with white frosting and red hots.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword cookies, ginger, gingerbread