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Easy Gingerbread Friends

Yield: 20 cookies
Prep 15 mins Start to Finish 50 mins
Easy Gingerbread Friends
Ingredients
  • 1  roll  (16.5 oz.) Pillsbury® refrigerated gingerbread cookies
  • 1/2  cup  ready-to-spread frosting
  • 100  red cinnamon candies or other small red candies
Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed.

2. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup of flour onto work surface; coat sides of hal of dough with flour. With rolling pin, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness, adding additional flour as needed to prevent sticking. With floured 2 1/2- to 3-inch gingerbread boy or girl cutter, cut out dough boys or girls.

3. Gently brush excess flour from shapes; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining hal of dough.

4. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling racks. Cool completely. Place icing in piping bag, decorate with icing and candies for eyes and buttons, as desired.

Nutrition Facts (Easy Gingerbread Friends)
  • cal. (kcal) 140,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 10,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 21,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 14,
  • pro. (g) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 0,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 80,
  • calcium (mg) 0,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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