Christmas Gingerbread Cookie Recipes

Sweet pastry is a traditional delicacy in many festivals.But gingerbread has a reputation as a true Christmas dessert.His popularity has found ginger biscuits, not only because of its pleasant taste and aroma, but also the presence in it of numerous, very useful for the body.

cooking ginger cookies from the dough - a creative process.Cookies can be made in the form of various figures: men, Christmas trees, snowflakes, stars, etc, and then decorate it according to your desires and fantasies.There are many different recipes for ginger cookies.We have selected the best and most delicious of them and offer our readers prepare flavorful cookies for the upcoming holiday.

gingerbread - recipe number 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp.l.ginger (powder);
  • 2-3 cups flour;
  • 1/2 hours. L.baking soda.
  • 1 tbsp.sugar (brown);
  • 150 grams of butter;
  • 1 egg.

Step 1. Mix in a bowl of ginger, flour and baking soda.Add the sugar.

Step 2. Put the softened butter, and then mash, the resulting mixture with your fingers.

Step 3. Enter the dough beaten egg and interfere.If you see that the dough has turned sticky, add more flour to it.

Step 4. The finished mass wrap in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Step 5. Upon expiry pull out the dough from the refrigerator and roll out on his board to the required thickness - 5 mm.

Step 6. Cut cookies with different shaped molds.

Step 7. veiled baking special baking paper.Next, spread to cookies.

Step 8 at 180 ° C during baking cookies in the oven is 10 minutes.

Gingerbread cookies - Recipe number 2

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams of margarine;
  • 1 tbsp.sugar;
  • 1 egg;
  • 2 tbsp.flour;
  • 1 hour. L.baking powder;
  • 5 pcs.cloves;
  • 1 hour. L.cinnamon;
  • 2 h. L.ginger (powder).

put cloves in a coffee grinder and a tablespoon of sugar and grind.

Mix ginger, flour, cinnamon, baking powder and cloves.

Separately rub the egg with sugar and soft margarine.Further, flour and spices added to the mixture and knead the dough.

Roll out to a thickness of its 5 mm.Cut biscuits.Put it in the oven at a temperature of 180 ° C bake for 25 minutes.

Gingerbread cookies - Recipe number 3, with almonds

Ingredients:

  • 250 g flour;
  • 80 g almonds (ground);
  • 1 hour. L.ginger (powder);
  • 1 package vanilla sugar;
  • 2 oranges (required grated zest);
  • 200 g butter or margarine;
  • salt;
  • 2 slices of ginger;
  • 200 g of chocolate.

1. Mix the flour with almonds, ginger powder, vanilla sugar and grated orange zest, salt.

2. Pieces of ginger cut into small cubes, mix with sugar and add to the flour mixture.

3. Put the flour mixture to the chopped butter or margarine.All hands to knead.

4. In a hot oven, 220 ° C was placed in a pre-laid by a special paper baking more than half of the test.The remaining batter and sprinkle the crumble on top.

5. Baking time - 20-25 minutes.Upon completion of the baking time, cookies remains lying in the pan until until cool.The warm dough is cut into rectangles 2 cm wide and 6 cm long.

6. Then ginger biscuits should be deleted in melted chocolate in a water bath and put into the refrigerator.

After this work is the last, perhaps the most solemn and pleasant procedure: fragrant tea brew and serve him cooked with love gingerbread .Bon appetit to you and your loved ones!

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