Chocolate gingerbread cookies

Chocolate gingerbread cookies

Today we are making soft, fragrant, crumbly chocolate gingerbread cookies with cocoa and butter. A great option for a homemade tea party.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 20 minutes
Dough cooling time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine European
Servings 8 people
Calories 224 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 baking mat optional baking paper
  • 1 fork
  • 1 teaspoon


  • 100 g butter
  • 15 g cocoa powder
  • 200 g flour
  • 1 pc egg
  • 80 g sugar
  • ½ tsp ginger ground
  • ½ tsp baking powder


  • Prepare everything necessary. Take out the butter and egg in advance; these products should be at room temperature.
    Ingredients for chocolate gingerbread cookies
  • Put the soft butter in a bowl, add sugar.
    100 g butter, 80 g sugar
    Butter, sugar
  • Mash with a fork, crack an egg.
    1 pc egg
  • Mix. If the egg and butter were different temperatures, the mass may become lumpy, but there is nothing to worry about, adding flour will fix everything. Add flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, and ground ginger.
    15 g cocoa powder, 200 g flour, ½ tsp ginger, ½ tsp baking powder
    Flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, ginger
  • Stir. When it gathers into a lump – continue with your hands. The chocolate dough is soft, buttery, and fragrant.
    Dough for chocolate gingerbread cookies
  • Put in the refrigerator for half an hour. Take a small piece with your hands, roll into a ball, and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment or a mat. Form all the blanks this way.
    Preparations of chocolate gingerbread cookies
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 170℃. Do not overbake, the cookies can dry out very quickly and will not be as soft.
    Baking chocolate gingerbread cookies
  • Chocolate ginger cookies with cocoa and butter are ready.
    Chocolate gingerbread cookies


Calories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 99mgPotassium: 59mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 313IUCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg




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