How-to make Gingerbread Cookies

How-to make Gingerbread Cookies. This is a simple recipe you can make for a dessert or a fun sweet treat. Ingredients 1 cup of granulated sugar 1 cup of shortening 1 egg 1 cup of molasses 2 tbsp of vinegar 5 cups of flour 2 tbsp of ground ginger 1 1/2 tsp of baking soda 1 tsp of ground cloves 1/2 tsp of salt To prepare the frosting: 6 tbsp of butter 4 1/2 cups of confectioner’s sugar 1 tsp of vanilla Instructions 1. In a mixer bowl with a flat beater attached, combine granulated sugar and shortening and set to speed 4 until light and fluffy. 2. Beat in egg, molasses and vinegar. 3. In a large bowl mix together flour, ground ginger, baking soda, ground cloves and salt. 4. Now reduce the speed to stir and mix in the flour mixture, in 3 additions. 5. Divide the dough into 3 disks and wrap with plastic. 6. Refrigerate the dough for at least 3 hours. To prepare the frosting: 7. In a mixer bowl with the flat beater attached and set to speed 4, beat the butter until smooth and creamy. 8. Reduce the speed, mix in vanilla and confectioner’s sugar in 2 additions. Set the frosting aside. 9. Preheat your oven to 375 F. 10. Flour your work surface and your rolling pin as well. 11. Work with one disk at a time. Roll out dough to an 1/8 inch thickness. 12. Using a cookie cutter, cut out your shapes and place them at least 2 inches apart on a baking sheet 13. Cookies will take about 5 minutes to cook 14. Then transfer to a cooling rack. 15. Make sure the cookies are completely cooled
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  1. Myriow says:

    thumbs up if you are android user

  2. TheSecretHarp says:

    Cinnamon! 

  3. lavendertwilight08 says:

    Is the vinegar beeded?

  4. holidaykitchen says:

    FYI you can find the text recipe under “more info” beneath the video. the ingredients are:
    2 tbsp of ground ginger
    1 1/2 tsp of baking soda
    1 tsp of ground cloves
    1/2 tsp of salt

  5. EpicFailzization says:

    Can you not use ground cloves?

  6. holidaykitchen says:

    Yes you can!

  7. King Sidzy says:

    well you could just buy them

  8. holidaykitchen says:

    FYI you can find the text recipe under “more info” beneath the video. the ingredients are:
    2 tbsp of ground ginger
    1 1/2 tsp of baking soda
    1 tsp of ground cloves
    1/2 tsp of salt

  9. rachelgoesbananas199 says:

    at 0:12 there are 3 spices and baking powder and salt on the plate. but you only told us to use cloves and ginger…. what is the third spice??

  10. rachelgoesbananas199 says:

    to bake them on?

  11. ggnour15 says:

    Is the vinegar important ?? please reply fast!

  12. mcskittle3232 says:

    I make this every years and its a win!

  13. holidaykitchen says:

    Yes!

  14. rachelgoesbananas199 says:

    can i use parchment paper?

  15. holidaykitchen says:

    One Week

  16. holidaykitchen says:

    Tammi, please share the Finnish way with your recipe! (Handmade Kitchens loves the lakes around Lahti!)

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