Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Gingerbread Men Cookies

1 (3.5 oz) package cook and serve butterscotch pudding
1/2 C. butter
1/2 C. Packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 C. flour
1/2 t. baking soda
1 1/2 t. ground ginger
1 t. ground cinnamon

In a medium bowl, cream together the dry butterscotch pudding mix, butter, and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the egg. Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon; stir into the pudding mixture. Cover and chill dough until firm about 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheets. On a floured board, roll dough out to about 1/8 inch thickness, and cut into man shapes using a cookie cutter. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes , until cookies are golden at the edges. Cool on wire racks

**You can use fat free pudding and wheat flour **

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