Gingerbread Cookies

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Hi, thanks for stopping by, my name is Anna Kosti and I am 18 years old. I live in Larnaca, Cyprus, with my family and I am still going to high school. I fell in love with baking since the age of 9! I started with simple recipes to making complicated and fascinating desserts. I am planning to join university next year, overseas, to become a professional pastry chef.

Easy Classic Gingerbread Cookies recipe that bring that Christmas Spirit to your home!

There is nothing better than freshly baked gingerbread cookies! They are easy, quick and so tasty! Make sure to give this recipe a try!

This recipe can also be used to make gingerbread house!

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Your kids, family and friends will fall in love with this recipe as it is super easy to prepare and its a great activity to do all together.You can even sit as a family and decorate cookies during holidays.

You can use royal icing with the colour of your choice as well as Christmas sprinkles and edible glitters. You can also double this recipe and make your own Gingerbread house!

These cookies last for up to 2 weeks stored in an airtight container at room temperature!

I love these Gingerbread Cookies so much because they make such a great activity for family and friends during the Christmas season. They look very cute especially when decorated with some Royal icing to just pipe their outline and a few details.


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Gingerbread Cookies

Preparation Time:

30 Minutes

Cooking Time:

15 Minutes

Total Time:

45 Minutes



Level of Difficulty:



There is nothing better than freshly baked gingerbread cookies! They are easy, quick and so tasty! Make sure to give this recipe a try!


  • 60gr Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 1 tbsp Black Treacle
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 100gr Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate Soda
  • 230gr Flour (plain)
  • extra flour for dusting the surface


  1. In a medium size sauce pan add your sugar, water, golden syrup, black treacle syrup, cinnamon and ginger. Mix gently using a spatula.
  2. Place over medium heat until the mixture is slightly boiling. Keep mixing every a few seconds to avoid the mixture from burning.
  3. Then remove from the heat and add your butter in and mix until fully melted.
  4. Add in your soda and flour and mix until a dough is formed. Let the dough cool down for 10 minutes.
  5. Place your dough over a lightly floured surface and start rolling it out.
  6. Now using the cookie cutters of your choice, cut your cookies. Place the cookies on a lined baking tray.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes at 175°C. Let them cool down and enjoy!

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