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Easy Gingerbread Cookies (No Molasses)

Scrumptious gingerbread cookies perfect for snacking, parties, or a light dessert.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 185 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixer
  • Baking Sheets
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Parchment Paper

Ingredients
  

Cookies

  • 1 Tbs. Ground Ginger
  • 4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • ½ tsp. Sea Salt
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar Lightly Packed
  • 1 Tbs. Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. Allspice
  • ½ tsp. Ground Clove

Glaze

  • 1 Tbs. Instant Chai
  • 1 Cup Confectioners Sugar
  • 4 Tbs. Whole Milk

Instructions
 

Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cube butter and add to mixing bowl with brown sugar and blend until creamy.
  • Add spices, eggs, and salt and blend until well combined.
  • While mixing, gradually add your flour and mix completely.
  • Chill dough for about two hours.
  • Roll dough into a large ball and cut in half.
  • Dust working surface with flour and roll out half your dough to about a quarter inch thick.
  • Cut out cookies and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Repeat with second half of your cookie dough.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

Glaze

  • Add confectioners sugar to a mixing bowl and gradually add milk and chai while whisking by hand. Blend completely.
  • Drizzle cookies with glaze and store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 185kcal
Keyword Chai, Gingerbread, Glaze
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