Gingerbread Family
Recipe from Family Circle

The holidays just wouldn't be the same without this kid-favorite cutout cookie recipe. Ask your kids to help with the decorating.

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Servings: 16
Prep Time: 15 mins
Related Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Desserts
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    Basic Sugar Cookie Dough
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    1   tablespoon 
    ground ginger
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    2   teaspoons 
    cocoa powder
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    Royal Icing

To basic sugar cookie dough, add 1 tablespoon ground ginger,
2 teaspoons cocoa powder and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to flour mixture. Continue as directed. Halve dough and form into 2 disks. Refrigerate 4 hours.
On lightly floured work surface, roll out one disk to 1/4-inch thickness. Using a large gingerbread cookie cutter, cut out 2 figures. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with a small cookie cutter and other half of dough. Gather scraps and refrigerate. Reroll to form total of 2 large and 14 small cookies.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 14 minutes. Make Royal Icing. Decorate with Royal Icing, candy and sugars as desired.

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Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 298, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 50, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 47, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 4, sodium (mg) 65, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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