These Gingerbread Cookies are the best way to start the Holiday Baking Season! The texture is just perfect, soft in the middle and slightly crispier towards the edges.
Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
Holiday season is all about spending time with family, friends and making amazing new memories …..and of course, Baking :) The aroma coming from my kitchen while baking these cookies was just divine.
Gingerbread cookies are so much fun and easy to bake and to decorate thanks to these packs full of icing. Telling you, SO much easier and neater! You can create any shapes out of the Gingerbread dough. You can cut side walls for making the perfect gingerbread house, or gingerbread men, or even gingerbread stars. Just ask your children what they will want and pretty sure they’ll help you with both cutting different shapes out of the dough and decorate the cookies with sweet icing.
Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
- ¾ cup unsalted butter
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- ¾ cup molasses
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- ¼ teaspoon allspice
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 3½ cups all purpose flour
- icing tubes
- In a medium saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
- Add brown sugar, molasses, salt, cinnamon, ground ginger, and allspice. Stir mixture together until well incorporated. Remove from heat and set aside. Allow to cool down a bit.
- Transfer mixture to a medium mixing bowl and add the egg and whisk to combine.
- In a separate bowl, add baking powder, soda, and flour and whisk together.
- Add dry ingredients combination to the molasses mixture and stir together with a wooden spoon.
- Divide dough into two equal halves. Over a sheet of plastic wrap, shape dough into a thick large rectangle and wrap each tightly. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
- Preheat oven to 350?. Line cookie sheets with baking paper and set aside.
- On a floured surface, roll dough into ¼ inch thick rectangle with a floured rolling pin.
- Cut out shapes with gingerbread man cookie cutter or cookie cutter of choice. Place apart on cookie sheets.
- Bake for almost 10 minutes or until edges are a bit browned. Remove from the oven and transfer to cooling racks to allow cooling down completely.
- Decorate with icing. Store in airtight containers at room temperature.
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Thank you for the tips! I’m a big fan of bakery and really trying to get into it myself! It’s really hard at times but i’m slowly improving and definitely planning to make those cookies from your recipe soon! I’ve tried it beforehand but struggle with making them loog as good as yours do, i guess i just need some practice to improve on details. Really enjoyed your article and hope to see more related to the sweets and bakery soon since this is the field i need to improve the most!Thank you again and see you soon!
I really like to make Christmas special cookies. The article is well explained and easy to understand. I invite you to write for our blog. Keep it up!