Honey Ginger Christmas CookiesMake some with the kids!

Here is something in the spirit of Christmas to make with the kids. Lovely Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies!    

Here is something in the spirit of Christmas to make with the kids. Lovely Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies!

Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies

 

 

serves
24
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
7
difficulty
Medium
rating (click to rate)
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Ingredients

  • 125 grams Butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Castor Sugar
  • 1 large Egg Yolk (save egg white for icing)
  • 2 cups Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp Bicarb Of Soda
  • 1 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1/4 cup Honey


Method

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease and line 4 baking trays with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together butter and sugar for 2-3 minutes until creamy. Add egg yolk ,beating well. Fold in combined sifted flour and bicarb of soda.
  4. Heat honey in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave on high for 20 seconds. Stir into dough. Mix well.
  5. Cover in plastic wrap. Chill for 30 minutes.
  6. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Roll out between 2 sheets of baking paper until ½ cm thick.
  8. Using the cookie cutters cut out shapes and place on prepared trays.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden and firm to touch. Allow to cool on trays.
  10. Let kids go wild with icing and decorations.

To make icing:

  1. Beat 1 egg white with electric mixer until frothy.
  2. Add 1 ¼ cups of sifted pure icing sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. When icing is a piping consistency, mix in a few drops of lemon juice.
  4. Add colouring of your choice.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies are suitable to freeze before the icing is added. Once iced store in airtight container for up to 4 days.

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