Gingerbread Men

1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup molasses
1 egg
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Ground Ginger
2 teaspoons McCormick Ground® Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt

1. Cream vegetable shortening and sugar with electric mixer. Add
molasses and egg; beat well.

2. With a spoon, stir in flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon,
allspice and salt. Dough will be stiff. Cover and chill 1 hour.

3. Roll out dough on lightly floured cutting board to 1/4-inch
thickness. Cut dough with cookie cutter. Place on greased baking
sheet. Bake in a 350 degree F oven 10 minutes. Decorate as desired.

Makes 2 dozen

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe created by McCormick, Inc.