Candy Cane Gingerbread Men
1. Roll4 mins
Roll out your gingerbread cookie dough, and cut out gingerbread men shapes.
2. Roll1 min
Roll a piece of aluminum foil into a tight ball, the same size as your peppermint melts.
3. Place1 min
Place the aluminum ball in the center of the cookie, between its arms.
4. Press2 mins
Using your thumb, lightly press the arms to elongate them, and then pull the arms up and over the ball, to hold it in place.
5. Bakevaries depending on recipe
Bake the cookies according to your recipe, then allow them to cool slightly.
6. Remove2 mins
While still warm, and slightly pliable, remove the aluminum ball and replace it with a peppermint melt.
7. Pipe8 mins
Pipe on a face and buttons.