These Gingerbread Sugar Cookies are perfect for this time of the year weather you want to eat them as is or decorate them. Unlike regular gingerbread cookies these do not spread which makes them perfect for decorating with fondant and adding them to the cookie hamper.

No Spread Gingerbread Sugar Cookies

These Gingerbread Sugar Cookies are perfect for this time of the year. Whether you want to eat them as is or decorate them. Unlike regular gingerbread cookies, these do not spread which makes them perfect for decorating with fondant and adding them to the cookie hamper.
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Course: Breakfast, High Tea
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread sugar cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 21 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov

Ingredients

  • 228 grams Unsalted butter
  • 200 grams Brown sugar
  • 440 grams All-purpose flour
  • 120 ml Molasses
  • 1 Eggs white large
  • 2 Egg yolk large
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ground ginger
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg

Instructions

Prepare

  • Mix the spices and salt into the flour.
  • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature.

Prepare dough

  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the molasses and continue to mix well.
  • Next, add the egg white and yolks.
  • Followed by the vanilla.
  • Add the flour mixture in two batches.
  • Mix until everything is well incorporated.
  • The dough will be very soft.
  • Divide into two discs and wrap in cling wrap.
  • Chill until firm enough to roll.

Roll cookies

  • Preheat oven at 170 C / 340 F.
  • Roll the well-chilled dough on to a well-floured surface about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cut out shapes and place on a parchment lined tray.
  • Chill cookies while the oven is preheating.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 10 to 11 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack completely before you decorate and store in cookie jars.

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Nutrition

Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.2mg