Mini Gingerbread Family Cookies

This weekend I’m having a cookie baking weekend alongside ii of my friends. I am thence excited! Cookies are my favorite affair to bake throughout the twelvemonth – in addition to inwards Dec it’s my favorite vacation tradition. My friends in addition to I accept a long listing of cookies we’re going to brand tomorrow including this recipe for gingerbread. While this recipe tin sack live used to brand whatever gingerbread shapes you’d like, today we’re focusing on super adorable mini gingerbread household cookies.

I got into mini gingerbread household cookies inwards purpose because they are charmingly cute. I likewise got excited close them because ii years agone I attempted a total sized gingerbread household in addition to was disappointed alongside the cease result. Disappointed is a mild give-and-take for what I felt. I idea my cease upshot expect similar an abandoned Christmas household that at nowadays people would exercise on a Halloween haunted wood tour.

I was non proud of that house. And anyway, it collapsed almost immediately. Somehow I idea tiny houses would live easier to instruct right. And for me, they totally were! Their size makes them cute regardless of design. Plus I figured smaller size could hateful easier to stand upwards up. It likewise way to a greater extent than opportunities to instruct it right!


  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • 3⅓ cup/ 420 grams all purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon of solid soil ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • ½ loving cup in addition to 2 tablespoons/ 125 grams of chocolate-brown sugar
  • ¾ cup/ 255 grams of molasses
  • 8 tablespoons/ 113 grams butter
  • Royal Icing
  • 8 ounces/ 230 grams powdered sugar
  • 2 egg whites at room temperature
  • ⅛ teaspoon of cream of tartar
  • Decorations
  • sprinkles, crushed candy, or whatever you lot like!


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, tabular array salt in addition to nutmeg.
  2. In a small-scale saucepan over medium, combine the molasses, chocolate-brown sugar, in addition to butter. Stir continuously until the butter is melted in addition to the carbohydrate has dissolved.
  3. Stir the liquid into the flour mixture. Fold all ingredients together alongside a wooden spoon or silicon spatula. As it starts to come upwards together, exercise you lot hands to crimp inwards the final flake of dry out ingredients.
  4. Shape the dough into a ball in addition to flatten slightly into a disk. Wrap alongside plastic twine in addition to pose inwards the refrigerator or at to the lowest degree 1 hour, or over night.
  5. When educate to bake, preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C.
  6. Flour your operate surface, thence ringlet out the dough to ⅛-1/4" thickness. Line your baking sheets alongside parchment.
  7. Use a template or cookie cutter (see information inwards caput banking concern annotation for more) to cutting out the household shapes. You volition bespeak to exercise the cutter or template twice to brand 1 house. Scrape upwards whatever scraps in addition to re-roll until you've used all the dough. (Or brand around houses in addition to another shapes if you lot desire to exercise other fun cutters!)
  8. Bake inwards the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Let the cookies cool completely on a rack earlier icing.
  10. While cookies are cooling brand icing. Sift the icing carbohydrate into a large bowl.
  11. In the bowl of a stand upwards mixer (or using paw mixer), commencement to trounce the egg whites. Then, slow get to stir inwards the carbohydrate in addition to cream of tartar.
  12. When the carbohydrate is incorporated plough your mixer to high in addition to trounce until for 5-7 minutes or until the icing is white in addition to thick.
  13. Transfer the icing to a pipe pocketbook fitted alongside a small-scale tipped nozzle.
  14. Ice 1 side slice cookie to 1 front end slice cookie. Let those pieces harden in addition to connect completely earlier assembling the residuum of the house.
  15. Then, decorate the roofs. Cover the roof pieces completely alongside icing or using the icing to brand decorative patterns. Then liberally sprinkle colorful sugar, sprinkles, or crushed candy over the icing. Let dry out completely.
  16. Using the icing equally bonding glue, add together the other side in addition to dorsum slice to the front end in addition to side you lot already assembled. Then using the icing to add together the roof. You tin sack add together a trouble of icing betwixt the ii sides of the roof, thence add together sprinkles if you lot like.
  17. Let dry.
  18. Serve equally they are, or on the lip of a mug total of cocoa or coffee.

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