Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe


Welcome to our world-class gingerbread cookies recipe. These delightful treats are not only the perfect addition to your Christmas festivities, but they are also wonderfully fun and easy to make. Follow our detailed steps and become the gingerbread cookies maestro you’ve always wanted to be!


For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 350g/12oz of plain flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 2 tsp of ground ginger
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 125g/4.4oz of butter
  • 175g/6oz of light soft brown sugar
  • 1 free-range egg
  • 4 tbsp of golden syrup


Once you have all your ingredients handy, follow these steps:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda, ginger, and cinnamon into a large bowl.
  3. Blend in the butter and sugar until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg and golden syrup together.
  5. Stir the egg mixture into the flour mixture until it clumps together.
  6. Roll out the dough and cut into desired shapes.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until lightly golden-brown.
  8. Leave on the tray for 10 minutes and then move to a wire rack to finish cooling.


Here are some tips to perfect your gingerbread cookies:

  • Do not over-bake the cookies. They may be a little soft when they come out of the oven but will harden as they cool.
  • Decorate with icing and candy for a fun and festive look.
  • Store in an airtight container to keep them fresh for longer.


Congratulations, you now know how to make the perfect gingerbread cookies! Remember, baking is an art, so don’t be afraid to experiment and make the recipe your own. Enjoy this holiday season with these delicious treats. Happy Baking!

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