- Yield: 16 Cookies
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Serving: 4 People
- Calories: 8666 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 868.48 g
- Cholesterol Content: 2087 mg
- Fat Content: 566.88 g
- Fiber Content: 11.9 g
- Protein Content: 59.54 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 353.692 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 6155 mg
- Sugar Content: 569.53 g
- Trans Fat Content: 22.362 g
Gingerbread Men Cookies
It is a Christmas month and what will be better than baking gingerbread cookies for the celebrations. Gingerbread cookies are a delightful treat for the festival. These cookies are easy to make and full of flavors. The cookies are sweet and crispy from the edges. Kids will love making and decorating these cookies; you can get them involved in its baking process. You can make and decorate gingerbread cookies as men, child, star and more. They can also be given as a gift or to decorate the tree. Let's learn how to make these delicious gingerbread men cookies for your holiday celebrations.
Ingredients of Gingerbread Men Cookies Recipe
- For Gingerbread
- Ground ginger - 1 Tablespoon
- Ground cinnamon - ¼ Tablespoon
- Ground cloves - ¼ Tablespoon
- Bicarbonate of soda - ¼ Teaspoon
- Plain flour - 3 Cups
- Egg - 1
- Sea salt - ½ Teaspoon
- Treacle - 1/3 Cup
- Unsalted butter - 3 Cups
- Dark brown sugar - 1 ½ Cups
- For Icing
- Icing sugar - 2 ½ Cups
- Milk - 3 Tablespoons
- Large egg white - 1
How to Make Gingerbread Men Cookies
Step 1: Take a small frying pan and put it on MEDIUM heat, then stir the ginger, clove, and cinnamon for 2-3 minutes.
Step 2: Now, transfer the roasted spices to bowl and mix in the flour, salt, and soda to mixture. Keep aside.
Step 3: In the mixture, beat the butter, treacle and brown sugar till it becomes light and fluffy. Then add egg and mix it well. Then combine dry ingredients and mix it well.
Step 4: Now, divide the dough into 2 part. Roll each disc between 2 sheets of baking paper. Make it a 3mm thick. Now, put it into the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Step 5: Now, with the help of 12 cm gingerbread man cutter cut the dough sheets into shapes. Then cover and refrigerator it for 1 hour or till they become cold and firm.
Step 6: Take another baking tray with baking paper. With the help of a small spatula, transfer the gingerbread to the baking tray.
Step 7: Now preheat the oven to 160°C and bake the gingerbread for 15-20 minutes until it becomes golden brown. Once its ready, remove the baking tray from the oven and keep aside for 10 minutes to cool.
Step 8: Then transfer the gingerbread men to a rack and let it cool completely.
Step 1: In a blender, add icing sugar, egg white, and milk and beat it for 5-6 minutes till it becomes smooth.
Step 2: Transfer the icing to a disposable piping bag and cut off the very tip of the bag.
Step 3: On another side, fit the piping bad with a little simply pipes tip.
Step 4: Now, decorate the gingerbread men with the icing.
Step 5: Now, gingerbread men is ready to serve. Serve it immediately.