Gingerbread Cookies

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 46mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    352
based on 8 ratings

These chewy, spicy ginger-scented cookies are perfect for cutting into holiday shapes and decorating with Royal Icing. Roll a little thinner if you prefer crispy cookies.

recipe updated Oct 16, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    410g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    8g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    5g
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger
    5g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    4g
  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves
    1g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    85g
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar
    150g
  • Molasses icon
    Molasses
    170g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    11ml
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    30g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    240g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    2g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean medium bowl
  2. Add all purpose flour
  3. Add baking powder
  4. Add baking soda
  5. Add ground ginger
  6. Add ground cinnamon
  7. Add ground cloves
  8. Whisk briefly then set aside
  9. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  10. Add softened unsalted butter
  11. Add dark brown sugar
  12. Add molasses
  13. Add egg
  14. Add vanilla extract
  15. Mix until combined
  16. Transfer dry ingredients to dough gradually while mixing
  17. Wrap with plastic wrap
  18. Chill in fridge for 2h
  19. Pre-heat
  20. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  21. Roll out dough until 1/4" thick
  22. Cut out
  23. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  24. Bake for 6min
  25. Transfer onto cooling rack until cool
  26. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  27. Add egg white
  28. Whisk until frothy
  29. Add powdered sugar
  30. Add juice of lemon
  31. Whisk until thick
  32. Decorate cookies with piping bag
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