Eileen's Spicy Gingerbread Men Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ½ cup margarine
<br>- ½ cup sugar
<br>- ½ cup molasses
<br>- 1  egg yolk
<br>- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
<br>- ½ teaspoon salt
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking powder
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking soda
<br>- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
<br>- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
<br>- 1 teaspoon ginger
<br>- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until smooth. Stir in molasses and egg yolk. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg; blend into the molasses mixture until smooth. Cover, and chill for at least one hour.
<br>step 2: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
<br>step 3: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks. Frost or decorate when cool.
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Ingredients
- ½ cup margarine
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup molasses
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions
step 1: In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until smooth. Stir in molasses and egg yolk. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg; blend into the molasses mixture until smooth. Cover, and chill for at least one hour.
step 2: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
step 3: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks. Frost or decorate when cool.

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