gingerbread cookies; Gingerbread cookies

If like me you love little Christmas cookies, gingerbread cookies, with the good taste of gingerbread, you will love this recipe. The taste of these cookies is delicious and the dough, in addition to being very easy to make, is also very easy to work with.

You get very pretty cookies, which you can give the shape you want. Little men, snowflakes like me, or even fir trees, stars, snowmen… Let your creativity do the talking.

You can also decorate them with royal icing, a mixture of icing sugar and egg white. So decorate, the result is really very aesthetic.
These crispy little cookies keep very well and will be perfect for giving, whether decorated or not.
I advise you to enjoy them with a good coffee or tea. It’s awful!

gingerbread cookies:
(According to We dine at Nanou’s)

180 g of honey (all flowers)
140g brown sugar
4 tsp gingerbread spice (here)
1 level tsp baking soda
1 pinch of salt
230g soft butter
1 egg
540g flour

Warm the honey, sugar and spices.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt.

In a salad bowl, or a robot, pour this mixture, then add the butter. To mix together.
Add the egg. To mix together.
Then add the flour gradually and mix until you have a ball of dough.

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Roll out half the dough on a lightly floured surface.
Cut out shapes and place them on a baking sheet as you go.
As soon as a plate is full, cook for 10/12 minutes.

While the first batch is cooking, prepare the next. Proceed in this way until the last piece of dough.

Leave to cool on a wire rack, then store in a tin.

You can also decorate them as you wish.


Royal icing:

1 egg white

150 g icing sugar (approx.)

Whisk the egg white.

Add the icing sugar in several times, until you have the ideal consistency, i.e. firm enough not to spread and still liquid enough to be able to be used easily in a pocket fitted with a fine nozzle of 1, 5 to 2mm.

To finish: with these quantities, you will make about 4 large sheets of cookies. It’s a lot, but it’s so good!
My tea comes from a very pretty Advent calendar given to me by Alexandra, creator of the shop ChakaiClubafter a very pleasant and very greedy moment spent in his company.
The mug comes from Silodesign.
The rest of the accessories were mottled.

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