Gingerbread cutouts

Yield: 72 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter or margarine --
\N \N Softened
1 cup Sugar
½ cup Dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon Ground cloves
1 teaspoon Ground ginger
2 eaches Eggs
1 teaspoon Vinegar
5 cups All-purpose flour
½ cup Red Hots -- candy

In a large saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, corn syrup and spices; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and cool to lukewarm. Stir in eggs and vinegar. Combine the flour and baking soda; stir into sugar mixture to form a soft dough. Chill for several hours. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to ¼ inch thickness. Cut with a floured 2½ inch gingerbread man cookie cutter and place on greased baking sheets. Use red-hots for eyes and buttons. Bake at 350 deg. for 8 to 10 min. Removed to wire racks to cool. Yielda about 6 dozens.

Recipe By : Taste Of Home

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