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Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
40 - 42 min
60 cookies
$0.06/serving

Every holiday season, we need that trusty gingerbread cookie recipe for when Santa’s on his way down the chimney! Get the kids involved in cutting out these festive shapes for added fun. This recipe makes a big batch, and whatever Santa leaves behind, freeze for later indulgence or thoughtful holiday gifting.  


Ingredients
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (175° C).
  2. Whisk first 4 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter with sugar in a second mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses.
  4. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and mix until well-combined.
  5. Form dough into a ball, cut in half and form each half into a flattened disc. Chill for 30 minutes.
  6. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 18"–14". Cut into desired shapes and place on Sheet Pan lined with Sheet Pan Liner.
  7. Bake for 10–12 minutes. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Tips

These cookies make fragrant Christmas tree decorations. Simply cut a hole in unbaked cookie with a plastic straw. Bake, thread with ribbon, and hang!

Gingerbread House: This dough makes a great base for a DIY gingerbread house. Roll into squares, rectangles, triangles and other fanciful shapes!

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 cookie): Calories 50, Fat 1.5 g (Saturated 1 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 35 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g (Fibre 0 g, Sugars 3 g), Protein 1 g.

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

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Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
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Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
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Ingredients
40 - 42 min
60 cookies
$0.06/serving
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (175° C).
  2. Whisk first 4 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter with sugar in a second mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses.
  4. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and mix until well-combined.
  5. Form dough into a ball, cut in half and form each half into a flattened disc. Chill for 30 minutes.
  6. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 18"–14". Cut into desired shapes and place on Sheet Pan lined with Sheet Pan Liner.
  7. Bake for 10–12 minutes. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
What you'll need
Sheet PanSheet Pan
Sheet Pan
41 Reviews
Sheet Pan LinerSheet Pan Liner
Sheet Pan Liner
82 Reviews
Tips

These cookies make fragrant Christmas tree decorations. Simply cut a hole in unbaked cookie with a plastic straw. Bake, thread with ribbon, and hang!

Gingerbread House: This dough makes a great base for a DIY gingerbread house. Roll into squares, rectangles, triangles and other fanciful shapes!

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 cookie): Calories 50, Fat 1.5 g (Saturated 1 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 35 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g (Fibre 0 g, Sugars 3 g), Protein 1 g.

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

Learn more about the Good Food Movement →