Whole Foods Gingerbread Men Recipe

This yummy recipe that incorporates ginger essential oil is by Phillip Bruttig.


1 c. buttergingerbread-man
1 c. sugar (I use sucanat from the bulk room of the health food store)
1 c. molasses
1 tbsp. vinegar
1 egg, beaten
4 1/2 – 5 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
5 drops dōTERRA Ginger Essential Oil
5 drops dōTERRA Cinnamon Essential Oil
1/4 tsp. salt

Put butter in large bowl. Heat molasses until boiling. Pour molasses over butter and sugar. Add vinegar and stir until well blended. Set aside to cool. When cool, add egg and oils. Sift dry ingredients together. Add dry ingredients to molasses mixture and blend until mixture is smooth. Chill dough in covered container for several hours. Roll dough on well floured surface and cut with gingerbread man cutter. Place men on greased cookie sheet and bake 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees.

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