Gingerbread Men

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When the holidays roll around Gingerbread Men are one the most popular holiday cookie recipes around. The ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground ginger and molasses combine to make one of the season's favorite easy homemade cookies.

The addition of molasses in this homemade cookie recipe from scratch offers plenty of nutritional benefits. Blackstrap molasses is a healthy sweetener which that contains lots of nutrients that are essential for the proper functioning of the body, unlike refined white sugar, which only contains simple carbohydrates. Blackstrap molasses contains vitamins such as vitamin B6, niacin, and thiamin. Blackstrap molasses contains large amounts of minerals such as manganese, magnesium, and iron. Blackstrap molasses is also a good source of calcium.

This is just one of the yummy homemade cookie recipes from scratch that you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. You will find all sorts of holiday cookie recipes and easy homemade cookies just like grandma makes with whole healthy ingredients in printable recipes you will love. **

Nutrition Facts for:Gingerbread Men From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ground cloves, ground ginger, brown sugar, butter, dark molasses, milk.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 241, Calories from Fat 73, Total Fat 8.1g 12%, Saturated Fat 5.0g 25%, Cholesterol 21mg 7%, Sodium 133mg 6%, Potassium 343mg 10%, Carbohydrates 39.8g 13%, Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%, Sugars 17.8g, Protein 2.8g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 7%, Iron 12%

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