Spiced Cinnamon Molasses Frosting for Gingerbread Men

Indulge in the warmth of the holidays with our Spiced Cinnamon Molasses Frosting recipe, perfect for adorning gingerbread men cookies. This creamy frosting, infused with rich cinnamon molasses and a blend of seasonal spices, adds a festive twist to your baking creations. Try it now for a delightful taste of the season!


2 tablespoons cinnamon molasses
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-2 tablespoons milk (optional, for consistency)


In a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter until creamy and smooth.
Gradually add the powdered sugar, beating until well combined and fluffy.
Mix in the cinnamon molasses, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, and salt until evenly incorporated.
If the frosting is too thick, add milk, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Once the frosting is smooth and spreadable, it’s ready to use.
Frost your gingerbread men cookies using a piping bag or a small spatula, creating desired designs.
Allow the frosting to set before serving or storing the cookies.

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