- 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
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.
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.
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