Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies

Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies Classic Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
  • 30 min prep
  • 45 minutes
  • 50 calories
  • $0.06
These cookies make fragrant Christmas tree decorations. Simply cut a hole in unbaked cookie with a plastic straw. Bake, thread with ribbon, and hang!
  • Vegetarian


Makes approximately 60 cookies


  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 1/8"–1/4" (3–6 mm). Cut into desired shapes and place on Baking Sheet.
  7. Bake for 10–12 minutes. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
  8. Gingerbread House: This dough makes a great base for a DIY gingerbread house. Roll into squares, rectangles, triangles and other fanciful shapes!
Nutritional Serving Size Per Cookie
Calories 50
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Transfat 0 g
Cholsterol 10 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugar 3 g
Protein 1 g

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Baking Sheet
Baking Sheet
Gingerbread Spices
Gingerbread Spices
Sea Salt (Grinder)
Sea Salt (Grinder)
Baking Powder
Baking Powder

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