Gingerbread Men Cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread

Gingerbread Men Cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread

Making gingerbread men cookies is a must-do holiday tradition and brings joy to people of all ages! These tasty gingerbread figures are even better with a layer of Nutella® hazelnut spread. Enjoy!
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  • Serves: 20 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a bowl, mix together butter, honey and brown sugar. Mix in egg yolk.
  2. Step 2

    In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, gingerbread spice mix and salt; add to butter mixture and knead for 1 minute. Cover with plastic wrap; and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Step 3

    Preheat oven to 320 degrees F.
  4. Step 4

    On a sheet of parchment paper, roll out dough to 1/6-inch thickness. Using small gingerbread-man cookie cutter or other small shaped-item (such as a glass), cut out gingerbread men.
  5. Step 5

    Transfer gingerbread men to parchment paper-lined baking sheet; bake on center rack for 8 to 9 minutes or until slightly golden.
  6. Step 6

    Let cool on rack for 15 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Spread 1 1/4 tsp Nutella® hazelnut spread on the back of one gingerbread man then sandwich with another gingerbread man.
  8. Step 8

    Repeat with remaining gingerbread men and Nutella® hazelnut spread. Mix together confectioners' sugar and lemon juice, adding juice to the sugar, a 1/2 tsp at a time, to make smooth paste. Transfer to piping bag and decorate cookies with icing.