Gingerbread Men Cookies on a plate

Gingerbread Men Sandwich Cookies

Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 17 cookies
These Gingerbread Men Sandwich Cookies are soft, chewy, and filled with a delicious cream filling that will put you in the Christmas spirit!

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 whole egg
  • 3 teaspoon Pumpkin Spice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup M&M's optional
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 7 oz. Marshmallow Fluff
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoon milk

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper. Spray with baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, blend the butter and brown sugar together until well combined. Add the molasses and egg. Blend together once more. In a separate bowl, add the flour, pumpkin spice, ground ginger, salt, baking soda, and whisk. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until combined.
  • Form the dough into a ball and wrap with plastic wrap and set in the refrigerator for, 30minutes- 1 hour. Preheat oven to 325 Degrees. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface and be sure to flour your hands. Roll the dough to be about ⅛ in thickness. Use the cookie cutter to cut out shapes from the dough.
  • Press M& M’s into the gingerbread sightly as desired. Place on a baking sheet about one inch apart and bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool and transfer to cooling rack. Repeat the process to bake all cookies.
  • For the cream filling, add the shortening, powdered sugar, fluff, vanilla extract, salt and milk, and mix until creamy and smooth. If the mixture still isn’t smooth add a tablespoon of milk until the desired consistency has been reached. Place the filling in a piping bag. Pipe the filling onto the inside of a gingerbread cookie and place another cookie on top making a sandwich. Continue until all cookies have been made. Serve as desired.
Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Men Sandwich Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 501 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 189mg8%
Potassium 284mg8%
Carbohydrates 78g26%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 52g58%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 336IU7%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.