Gingerbread sugar cookies

Gingerbread sugar cookies

Let's make fragrant sandy cookies. Crispy and crumbly inside, with a sugary crust. Gingerbread sugar cookies are perfect for a cozy home tea party.
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Dough cooling time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine European
Servings 5 people
Calories 351 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 non-stick mat
  • 1 fork


  • 100 g butter
  • 200 g flour
  • 1 pc egg
  • 80 g sugar an additional 40 g for sprinkling
  • ½ tsp ginger ground
  • ½ tsp cinnamon ground
  • ½ tsp baking powder


  • Prepare everything necessary. The butter should be soft, and the egg should also be at room temperature. Therefore, take these products out of the refrigerator in advance.
    Necessary ingredients for cooking gingerbread sugar cookies
  • Place the soft butter and sugar in a bowl.
    100 g butter, 80 g sugar
    Butter, sugar
  • Mash with a fork, break an egg.
    1 pc egg
    Whipping the mass with an egg
  • Add flour, baking powder, ground ginger, and cinnamon. For a more pronounced flavor, you can use fresh ginger, grating it into a paste.
    200 g flour, ½ tsp ginger, ½ tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp baking powder
    Flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon
  • Mix with a fork, the dough will be lumpy.
    Kneading the dough
  • Then gather into a ball with your hands. It is soft but not sticky. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for half an hour. The dough is not rolled out, and it will also harden a bit during cooling, so don’t make it too tight.
    Defending the test
  • Next, divide the dough into 10 parts. Form a ball from each, then flatten into a patty. For convenience, I use a jar lid, so the blanks will be approximately the same thickness and size. Pour 40 g of sugar into a plate and dip the cookie on one side. Place this side up on the baking sheet. If desired, apply a pattern, or simply run a fork over it.
    Cookie Formation
  • Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes at 170 ℃. You can leave the cookies pale or brown them a little more. The sugar ginger cookies with cinnamon and ginger are ready. It can be stored for quite a long time, up to 10 days in a dry place.
    Gingerbread sugar cookies


Calories: 351kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 4gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 157mgPotassium: 50mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 501IUVitamin C: 0.004mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 2mg




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