Cinnamon Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Slightly crunchy, fragrantly tasty, tender and sweet cookies with ginger and cinnamon are a symbol of Christmas and a festive decoration for the Christmas tree, which is usually prepared for the New Year holidays. Depending on your mood and desire gingerbread cookies can be made a little thicker or thinner, added together with cinnamon and other spices that enhance the aroma, give the baked goods a special taste and make it look like a gingerbread.

We'll go over the simplest and quickest option, a basic shortbread-based gingerbread cookie recipe. Only in our case, baking powder and a chicken egg are added to the gingerbread dough, which, when ready, can be painted with glaze as a decoration.

Delicious Cinnamon Gingerbread Cookies Recipe Step by Step

Combine flour in a separate bowl along with dry ginger, clove, and baking powder, chopped in a mortar. Save about a quarter of the ginger for dusting.

Whisk the sugar, melted butter, honey and three tablespoons of milk separately. Add flour and the entire contents of the first pan and knead into a firm shortbread dough.

Divide the dough into even two parts and roll each part separately into a flat layer, no more than 5-6 ml thick.

Using a special cutting device or an ordinary 200 gram glass, cut out the dough in a certain shape.

Combine ground ginger root with brown sugar and sprinkle on the formed cookies, placing them on a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Send the baking sheet to the preheated oven for 15 minutes, or slightly more if the baked goods have a different volume. Bake shortbread cookies with ginger at 180 degrees until tender.

As you can see the recipe for cinnamon honey gingerbread is very simple. Sweet dessert is prepared quickly enough. Such homemade cakes will be perfect for evening tea when watching your favorite TV series.