Gingerbread Boy Cookies & Recipe

By  Wilton Industries, Inc. 


  • Icing colors: red-red; kelly green
  • Ready-to-use white decorator icing
  • Disposable decorating bags
  • Coordinating ribbon
  • Cornstarch


  • Cookie sheets
  • Cooling grid
  • Cookie spatula
  • Nesting cutter sets: gingerbread boys
  • Standard couplers
  • Icing tip: 3, 14

Basic Supplies

  • Waxed paper

Pattern - Gingerbread Boy Cookies Recipe

  • 1. Bake cookies and let cool completely. (Note: Use straw to make hole near tops of heads before baking.)
  • 2. Tint portion of icing red and portion green, leaving small amount white.
  • 3. Use tip 3 to outline. Zigzag to fill in and pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Use tip 14 to zigzag scarf. Use tip 3 to pull out strings for fringe. Use tip 14 to pipe buttons.
  • 4. Use tip 3 and remaining white icing for wavy outline, mouth, and eyes.
  • 5. Tie ribbon through hole.
  • More
  • 1. Use red-red and royal blue icing to create football gingerbread boys.