Gingerbread men cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread

Gingerbread men cookies with Nutella hazelnut spread
Divine and gingery taste
Making gingerbread men cookies making 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!
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp gingerbread spice mix
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup Nutella® hazelnut spread
  • 3 tbsp confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
Step 1
Step 1
  • In a bowl, mix together butter, honey and sugar. Mix in egg yolk.
  • 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.
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • Preheat oven to 320°F.
  • On a sheet of parchment paper, roll out dough to 1/6-inch thickness.
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Using small gingerbread-man cookie cutter or other small shaped-item (such as a glass), cut out gingerbread men.
  • Transfer gingerbread men to parchment paper–lined baking sheet; bake on center rack for 8 to 9 minutes or until slightly golden.
  • Let cool on rack for 15 minutes.
  • Step 4
    Step 4
  • Spread 1 1/4 tsp Nutella® hazelnut spread on the back of one gingerbread man then sandwich with another gingerbread man.
  • 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.