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Gingerbread Cookies Recipe for Special Occasions

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe for Special Occasions

Christmas day is a very important occasion and people arrange a lot of things for this day like decorations, gifts and parties. We mostly eat cookies on special occasions, for lot of people without cookies there is no Christmas, because cookies are left for Santa by our kids. Gingerbread cookies has its own importance on this day. There are variations in taste of gingerbread cookies according to your need today. you can make homemade gingerbread dough special for your guests. Although this gingerbread cookies recipe is not laborious to make but you just need some attention to the formation of ginger made cookies dough at home is just time consuming but you can give a very different and unique taste by this gingerbread cookies recipe.

Major Ingredients

  • One and half butter on room temperature
  • one and 2/3 cup sugar
  • one orange zested

There are two types of ingredients one is dry and other one is wet ingredient.

Dry Ingredients

First of all, you need Four cups all-purpose flour, half cup additional for rolling. One and half teaspoons baking powder, half teaspoon baking soda, one table spoon dry ginger, half table spoon nutmeg, half teaspoon ground allspice, two tea spoon ground cinnamon, half teaspoon salt.

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Wet Ingredients

Among wet ingredient you need two egg, one lemon juice, one cup powdered sugar, grated zest of one orange, half tablespoon orange liqueur.


To make yummy gingerbread cookies you have to need a big size bowl and add butter, sugar, and orange zest and mix them so gently until it feels a smooth homogenous mixture. Then take another bowl and add baking powder, baking soda, dry ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon and salt mix it also. Now in third bowl mix egg, molasses and lemon juice. Let preheat your oven on 350 degrees.

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After mixing sugar perfectly adds other two mixtures in it and prepare dough to make the cookies. Divide this dough in two equal parts. Make a thin layer of it and after that wrap it in plastic wrap. Remaining other half of mixture is passed through the same process. Now on the shelf spread gently these both doughs. Now cut it in different cookies with the many different and amazing style cutters. There should be variations in shapes of these cookies. Put them in baking dish after cutting and bake until the corner of cookies convert into brown. When you see their corners getting brown color put these cookies in another dish and start to garnish them. You can make different snowflake, Santa cap and other different things on these cookies to give them a new and attractive look.