sábado, 22 de diciembre de 2012

Gingerbread Cookies

I love Christmas and all the baking you can do during this season, this is my sencond attempt for Gingerbread cookies, I have this delicious recipe which I developed and I was lucky, as they got plenty of good comments, so I will share the recipe with  you my friends.
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup molasses
1 egg
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
pinch of ground cloves
400 grs. powder sugar
2 Tbsp. meringe powder
water as needed to give consistency
How To:
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until creamy, ad water, molasses and egg, beat until well blended. Add flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, cloves, beat until perfectly blended.
Wrap doug tightly with plastic wrap, refrigerate at least 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Line baking paper.
Cut cookies and place them 2 to 3 inches apart.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes and let cool.
Prepare the frosting by just mixing the ingredients and decorate cookies.