Lovely Gingerbread Cookies
Recipe type: cookies
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Serves: 35
Christmas gingerbread cookies
  • 1 egg
  • 120 g butter
  • 110 g brown sugar
  • 200 g honey
  • 430 g all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp powdered ginger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp powdered clove
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  1. Sift flour and add cinnamon, clove, ginger, baking powder and salt, mixing well.
  2. In another bowl using electric beater cream soft butter with brown sugar until it becomes light and creamy.
  3. Add the egg and when it well combined, turn the beater to the slowest speed and add the honey slowly.
  4. Add the flour a bit at a time, mixing well with a spatula or a wood spoon. Continue on a floured surface.
  5. When well combined, put it on a large piece of plastic wrap creating a rectangle. Put in the fridge for 15 minutes or more.
  6. Take it out of the fridge and divide it in three equal parts.
  7. Roll each one out on a floured surface or a floured sheet of parchment paper to a 1.5in thickness.
  8. Cut the cookies using a cookie cutter and transfer the cookies to a baking tray covered with parchment paper and bake for about 15 minutes at 340°F.
  9. Let them cool on a rack and decorate them following your taste.
  10. Buon appetito and Merry Christmas!
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