Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are a classic for the holidays. Our recipe tastes like Christmas and will make your house smell delicious. Decorate them with the kids.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  3. Step 3

    Add the molasses, egg, and vanilla. Beat well.
  4. Step 4

    In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
  5. Step 5

    Stir into the wet ingredients until well-incorporated (you can do this with your hands).
  6. Step 6

    Separate the dough into three pieces. Form into logs and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  7. Step 7

    When ready to bake, remove dough from oven and preheat oven to 350 F.
  8. Step 8

    Roll dough out to a thickness of 1/4-inch. Use cookie cutters to make gingerbread people. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Let cool and decorate.