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  • Makes 30
  • 20 mins prep
  • 10 mins cook
  • 30 mins marinate

Gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread cookies

Bring the beautiful smell of gingerbread to your kitchen this festive season with this gingerbread cookies recipe. These delicious little biscuits are perfect for gifting to friends and family!

Ingredients

  • 125 g Mainland Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup cup golden syrup
  • 1/2 cup cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 1/2 cups cups plain flour
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves

Steps

  1. Beat butter, syrup and sugar in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until creamy and paler in colour. Add egg yolk; beat until just combined. Add combined sifted flour and spices; stir until mixture just comes together
  2. Knead dough gently on a lightly floured surface until smooth. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease oven trays and line with baking paper.
  4. Roll dough on a lightly floured surface until 3mm thick. Dip cookie stamps in flour then tap off excess. Stamp the dough, then using a cutter cut out cookies.
  5. Roll dough on a lightly floured surface until 3mm thick. Dip cookie stamps in flour then tap off excess. Stamp the dough, then using a cutter cut out cookies.
  6. Arrange on trays about 3cm apart. Bake cookies for 10 minutes or until light golden. Stand cookies on trays for 5 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool.
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