Food Writer Friday - Chef Felisha
These are pillowy soft gingerbread men that your family will love
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: English
Serves: 24
  • 1 cup earth balance ( or margarine )
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Bob’s Red Mill Egg replacer + 3 Tablespoons of water ( or one egg )
  • 1 cup molasses
  • ⅓ cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  1. This dough should be chilled prior to rolling, cutting and baking
  2. Place cloves in hot water and set aside
  3. Cream earth balance and sugar
  4. Beat the Bob’s Red Mill egg replacer and 3 tablespoons of water together ( or use an egg if you’re not vegan )
  5. Add the beaten egg replacer to the creamed sugar and beat together
  6. Add molasses and beat together
  7. Strain cloves from water and keep the water, discard cloves
  8. Add clove water to and beat together ( The dough will look like it’s breaking don’t worry )
  9. Set 4 cups of flour aside then add the rest of the ingredients and beat together
  10. Gradually mix in the 4 cups of flour
  11. Chill dough
  12. Preheat oven to 375 Degrees Fahrenheit
  13. Roll dough out to approximately ½ inch thick
  14. Cut into your favorite shapes
  15. Place carefully on parchment paper lined cookie sheets
  16. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes
  17. The cookies will still be firm but spongy when they are finished.
  18. The size of your cookie cutter will determine how many cookies you get from a batch.
  19. Let them cool down and break out the decorations and let your imagination run wild.
  20. Eat Liberally
Recipe by The Orgasmic Chef at