Grandmas Gingerbread Circle of Friends


  • 1 Gingerbread Dough
  • 1 Chocolate Gingerbread Dough
  • 1 Prepared Vanilla Frosting
  • 8 ozs. Jelly Belly jelly beans, and holiday candies


Prepare Gingerbread Dough.

click here for Grandma's Gingerbread dough recipe

click here for Grandma's Chocolate Gingerbread dough recipe

Chill. Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease two baking sheets.

Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness on floured surface. Cut with 5-inch gingerbread boy and girl cookie cutters, and smaller 2-inch cutters for kids.

Using spatula, place 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set. Let stand 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Decorate with jelly beans and holiday candies using prepared frosting in tube to attach candies.

When frosting is set, arrange cookies in circle with heads toward center, overlapping and attaching hands with frosting.

Makes 2 dozen cookies
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