gingerbread mini cookies
Gingerbread Minis
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
28 mins
 
Servings: 2 -3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Royal icing and assorted gel coloring.
Instructions
  1. Combine butter and brown sugar in a stand mixer. Don't over mix.
  2. Add egg and mix then, add molasses. Whisk all other dry ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients to the mixer and combine.
  4. Once large gingerbread dough ball is created remove and cut into 4 sections.
  5. Roll out each section between two pieces of parchment paper, lightly flour base paper.
  6. Lay each piece of rolled out gingerbread flat on a baking tray.
  7. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  8. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  9. Remove chilled gingerbread one at a time and cut with cookie cutters.
  10. Bake for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool before decorating.

  11. Mix assorted royal icing colors and decorate as desired.