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'GMA' Cookie Search: Gingerbread Men Recipe

Food Blogger Emily Gibson Shares Her Classic Holiday Cookie Recipe

The popular food blogger shares her grandmother's holiday cookie recipe on "GMA" as part of the #GMACookieSearch.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

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Food blogger Emily Gibson shared a recipe for her grandmother's gingerbread cookies with "GMA."

"I love to make these gingerbread cookies for my family every single Christmas. Decorating them are my kids' favorite part, and my husband likes them best drowning in milk," Gibson writes.


  • 1 egg
  • 2 - 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour milk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 400ºF.

    Mix egg, sugar, molasses, butter, and milk.

    Sift together dry ingredients and add to sugar mixture while mixing.

    Roll out dough and cut into desired shapes.

    Bake for 8 minutes and decorate when cooked.

    Recipe courtesy Emily Gibson.

    Recipe styled by Karen Pickus, chef/food stylist, "Good Morning America.”

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: egg, flour, butter, sugar, molasses

    Course: Dessert, Cookies

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