A classic staple for the Holiday season, gingerbread men are a popular favorite. Makes 2 dozen.
3.5 ounces dry butterscotch pudding mix
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Cream together the pudding mix, brown sugar and butter. Add in the egg.
In a separate bowl, mix together the dry ingredients; slowly combine with the pudding mixture. Cover dough and chill for about one hour.
Heat the oven to 350 F (175 C). Grease baking sheets or line with parchment paper. Roll dough to an eight of an inch in thickness, use cookie cutter to cut desired shapes. Place cookies on prepared sheets about two inches apart.
Bake for ten minutes until golden brown. Let cool then decorate as desired.