How to make gingerbread cookies


Both during Christmas and the rest of the year, the ginger cookies They are an exquisite sweet that delights the whole family. At Christmas time we can take advantage of the gingerbread cookie recipe and decorate them with Christmas motifs or figures reminiscent of Christmas; the rest of the year we can also decorate them, if we want, or make some simple gingerbread cookies that are delicious.

In we teach you how to make ginger cookies and enjoy this recipe every day of the year. Write it down!

Medium difficulty Ingredients:
  • 260 grams of flour
  • 150 grams of butter
  • 100 grams of brown sugar
  • 5 grams of baking soda
  • 1 small spoonful of cinnamon powder
  • 1 small tablespoon of ginger powder
  • 1 egg
  • Salt
  • To decorate (optional)
  • 1 egg white
  • 100 grams of icing sugar
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Chocolate cover
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To know how to make gingerbread cookiesThe first step is to mix the flour, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and a pinch of salt in a bowl. When you have everything well mixed, beat an egg in a separate bowl and pour it over this mixture. Then, add the butter and mix everything until you have a homogeneous and compact paste.

While preparing this mixture, go preheating the oven at 180ºC both above and below, so it will be ready to use when we need it.


Next, choose a smooth surface and spread a little flour on it; Then place the mixture that we have done before and, with the help of a roller, stretch it until it is about half a centimeter thick.


If what you want is to know how to make Christmas gingerbread cookies, you must have molds with Christmas motifs in your kitchen to give the desired shape to these cookies. The method to follow in order to have an optimal result is to place the moles on the mixture and extract the remaining paste, in this way we will outline the drawing that we have selected.


Once we have the ginger cookies cut or shaped with the way we want, we must place them on a tray lined with baking paper. Once placed, we will have to put them in the oven (previously preheated) and let them cook at a temperature of 180ºC for about 15 or 20 minutes. You should control the cooking and take them out when you see that the cookies are golden and hardened.


When these minutes have elapsed, you must take out the ginger cookies from the oven and let them cool: at this time they are ready to eat. But if what you want is make ginger cookies decorated with Christmas motifs or with any other decorative element, you should also wait for them to cool down so you can start decorating them.


To elaborate the gingerbread cookies decoration you must beat the egg white to stiff and add, little by little, icing sugar and a few drops of lemon. In addition, you must melt the chocolate in a saucepan over low heat and stir so that it does not burn.


When the gingerbread cookies have cooled, we just have to put the chocolate and the glaze on top of them creating the drawings and the motifs we want. The key is to unleash your imagination, do you dare to try it?

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