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Gingerbread does not happen much! Since childhood, I remember the unique smell ...

Cooking ginger cakes in Europe began after the Crusaders brought back from his eastern campaigns different herbs and spices. tradition oven cookies with ginger It spreads rapidly, and later learned about the marvelous delicacy and overseas.

Gingerbread - so in English-speaking countries since the end of the XV century called all sweet pastries and spices. In our area with ginger biscuits we met only at the beginning of the twentieth century.

"So simple!" It offers to prepare ginger biscuits on a traditional recipe tested many housewives.

Gingerbread Cookie


  • 400 g flour
  • 150 grams of powdered sugar
  • 70 g butter
  • 3 hours. L. honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 hours. L. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 / 2 hours. L. cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  • Mix in a bowl all the dry ingredients: flour, powdered sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Add butter, honey, eggs and grated ginger. Mix well.
  • Thoroughly knead a lot of hands. Rolled up into one big or 2 medium bowl and leave in the fridge for an hour.
  • On floured surface roll out the dough with a rolling pin start. To avoid sticking and gaps, you can put the dough between two sheets of parchment. The thickness of the layer should be 3-5 mm.
  • Cut out figures with the help of molds for baking or paper stencils. Lay on a baking products, the laid baking paper. If you plan to do edible decorations on the Christmas tree, Make a hole in the pastry at this stage.
  • Bake 7-10 minutes at 180-200 ° C. Watch carefully for the time that the product does not dry up! Everything is ready, when Bottom cookies already flushed.
  • Once the pastry has cooled, start decorating. Decorate cookies usually icing, which can be bought in a store, and you can cook it yourself. Bear in mind that you need to use it all at baking

    Ingredients for icing

    • 1 egg white
    • 220 grams of powdered sugar


  • Vzbey protein in a solid foam.
  • Pour half the icing sugar. Continue to beat until glossy.
  • Vsyp remaining half of the powder. Mix well. Leave on 10 minutes.
  • Shift the icing into the bag with the cut off area. You can draw!
  • You can easily connect to the process of little helpers. They certainly be interested in such an activity, there is a place to roam irrepressible children's imagination!New Year cookies

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    Prepare for the New Year and Christmas these wonderful sweets and share with others. Warmth and comfort to your home!

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