Gingerbread Cookie Recipe - How To Make Christmas Cookie Ornaments


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I love making edible Christmas ornaments! I’ve already made one set this year, but I couldn’t stop there, so I made these gingerbread cookie ornaments, too. Watch the video below for instructions on how to make these edible ornaments and then scroll down for the full gingerbread cookie recipe.

Learn how to make gingerbread cookie ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree! More info about this project on my blog:


1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup molasses
2 large eggs
5 cups unbleached all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Sparkling sugar

Cream the butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy
Add the molasses and mix until combined
Add the eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl in between each egg
Sift flour, salt and spices, add to butter mixture
Mix on low speed until dough forms
Split dough into two pieces, wrap in plastic and chill for one hour
Roll dough into 1/4″ sheets, chill for 30 minutes
Cut out shapes
Use round decorating tip 8 to cut holes for ribbon
Brush cookies with water, sprinkle with sparkling sugar
Freeze for 15 minutes
Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes, rotate tray after 6 minutes
Allow to cool completely before tying on the ribbon

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Music: Six String by Chris Blackwell courtesy of Audio Network
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