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Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

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Another holiday episode. Vegan gingerbread cookies are easy to make and so good.
Ingredients
For gingerbread cookies
  Vegan buttery spread 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Earth Balance Buttery spread)
  Maple syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  All spice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Unbleached flour/Rice flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
For icing
  Vegan buttery spread/Earth balance buttery spread 2 Tablespoon
  Vegan shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (1 to 1 ½ cup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

MAKING
2. In mixing bowl, add in Earth Balance, maple syrup, molasses and vinegar. Mix it all together.
3. In separate mixing bowl, add baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, all spice, cloves, baking soda and 2 ½ cup of flour. Whisk it all together.
4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix it all together until it forms a dough ball. Stir in ¼ cups of flour.
5. Transfer to a plastic bag and place in refrigerator.
6. Meanwhile prepare the icing, in a mixing bowl, add in the Earth Balance, shortening and vanilla extract. Mix it together.
7. Add ½ cup confectioners’ sugar and mix in. keep adding sugar until you get a stiff consistency. Set aside.
8. Remove the dough from refrigerator and place on parchment paper. Roll it out with rolling pin, about 1/4" thick.
9. Use cookie cutters to shape your cookies. Place them on parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Put in oven and let bake for 5 min.
10. Remove from oven and let them cool off.

FINALIZING
11. Place icing in frosting bag. Squeeze icing on to cookie and decorate to your liking.

SERVING
12. Serve cookies with coffee or tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegan
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Whether you need a fun, edible gift or easy-to-make holiday staples that are just ideal for parties, gifts or just indulging into, gingerbread cookies are the ideal option. Easy to make, good to eat and great to gift, this lip-smacking treat is a total delight to gorge on during the holiday season. Stream the video recipe for more on this.

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