Christmas is nearby and this time I made this simple gingerbread man cookies for this Christmas. My kids love cookies and every week during a weekend I make some cookies and this time I made simple gingerbread men cookies, my little one enjoyed a lot and she insisted me to do again these cookies .Though I am Hindu we love Christmas, my neighbors celebrate and they decorate their Christmas tree with full of balls and lights.

Making this cookies are quite simple with ground ginger and some spices , Previously I made some cookies with assorted spices which gave subtle flavour to cookies . These gingerbread cookies are made must during christmas and my little kid enjoyed alot while decorating cookies with icing sugar.

INGREDIENTS:

All purpose flour          : 1 1/2 cup

Baking powder              : 1 tsp

Cooking soda                 : 1 tsp

Salt                                        : 1/2 tsp

Demerara sugar             : 1/2 cup

Butter                                 : 5 tbsp

Honey                                  : 1/3 cup

Ginger powder             : 3/4 tsp

Cinnamon powder      : 1/2 tsp

Clove powder                : 1/4 tsp

Nutmeg powder           : 1/2 tsp

Cardamom powder     : 1/2 tsp

FOR ICING:

Icing sugar              :  4 tbsp

Corn flour               : 1 tsp

Milk                              : 1 tsp

food colors              : green few drops

METHOD:

1.Sift flour with baking powder,baking soda.Add salt,and all spice powders and mix well.Keep aside.

2.Add powdered demerara sugar and softened butter in a bowl and whisk well until it turns soft and fluffy.

3.Add honey and whisk again ,now add half of the flour and fold gently until well combined.Add slowly remained dough and make into a smooth dough wrap into a cling film and put into fridge for one hour.

4.Take the dough after one hour from the fridge and roll into 1/4 inch thickness and cut into shapes with cookie cutter.Keep them aside and keep cookies in fridge for fifteen minutes.Bake them for 10 minutes.When cookies get done remove from oven let them cool and keep aside.

5.Take a bowl and add icing sugar,corn flour and milk mix gently and fill icing in icing bags and take some icing add food color and mix to form green color.Decorate cookies with icing and serve them.

 

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