Gingerbread Cookies

Jennifer S


This is a cookie that says Christmas. I increased the amount of ginger and cinnamon because I like the flavor it brings. I roll out between 2 pieces of parchment so it doesn't stick. The scent will just fill the house.


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30-35 cookies
2 Hr
6 Min



  • 3 3/4 c
    ap flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter, room temp
  • 10 Tbsp
    packed dark brown sugat
  • 1 large
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    unsulfured molasses

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 - 2 Tbsp
    water or milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Gingerbread Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine the, flour, baking soda, baking powder.Next add the ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl and set a side.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla extract
  5. Add the molasses
  6. Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Dough will be thick
  7. Divide the dough into 2 equal parts and roll out each to about 1/4 inch thick on parchment paper. transfer dough and paper to a cookie sheet. Put in freezer about 8 minutes
  8. Remove from freezer and immediately cut out shapes. Bake 6-8 minutes. Repeat process with leftover dough until its all used.
  9. When cookies are baked and cooled make the icing. Add the powdered sugar to a medium bowl and add 1 tbsp of water of milk add the corn syrup and vanilla whisk to combine. It will be thick just keep whisking add additional water or milk as needed but be careful not to make it too thin. You want the icing to be dripable and pipeable. Decorate and allow to dry before storing.

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About Gingerbread Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Christmas

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