Cooking Christmas ginger cookies is becoming increasingly popular with us. It is really very nice and interesting. When you can get together as a family and together with young children cook, decorate, and then hang these delicious toys on the Christmas tree. This is a kind of family sacrament, from which you get a lot of pleasure and positive. In addition, you can congratulate your relatives and friends with such delicious, original gifts. Let's make these unique cookies in our family circle “Very Delicious”.
- flour - 3 cups;
- sugar - 0.5 cups;
- liquid honey - 3-4 tablespoons;
- eggs - 2 pieces;
- margarine - 0.5 packs (100 grams);
- slaked soda - 1 teaspoon;
- ground ginger - 1 teaspoon;
- cinnamon - 1 teaspoon;
- ground cloves - 0.5-1 teaspoon;
- ground nutmeg - 0.5 teaspoon;
- salt - 0.5 teaspoon;
- icing sugar - 200 grams;
- food colors - optional.
Christmas gingerbread cookie. Step by step recipe
- Mix all the spices, add margarine, sugar, honey and put on fire until the margarine is completely melted and the sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from heat and cool slightly, add the yolks, mix well.
- Introduce slaked soda and in small portions of flour, knead the dough.
- Wrap the dough in a film and send it to the refrigerator for 30-40 minutes.
- After the dough, roll out a thin layer (0.5 centimeters) and cut the figures using molds. If in the future these cookies will decorate the Christmas tree, then additionally make a hole with a toothpick.
- Bake at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
- While baking cookies, beat the whites with powdered sugar, you can add food coloring, if you wish. We shift it into a pastry bag or in a dense plastic bag, cutting off the corner.
- We take out the finished cookies, let it cool slightly and decorate with icing according to your imagination and mood.
It’s so easy to make original Christmas gingerbread cookies (cookies) at home, which will be a delicious sweet, interesting decoration on a Christmas tree, an original gift prepared with a soul. Cookies are quite spicy, and if you did not have any ingredient from spices, do not worry, your gingerbread will turn out to be very tasty. "Very tasty" wishes you bon appetit!
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