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Gingerbread Cookies ( Biscotti Di Pan Di Zenzero )

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Create your own gingerbread men, stars, bells or any other shape you fancy, to brighten up your holiday table or even the Christmas tree!
Ingredients
  Flour 350 Gram
  Honey 150 Gram
  Cinnamon powder 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger powder 2 Teaspoon
  Clove powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 150 Gram
  Sugar 160 Gram
  Eggs 1 Medium
For the frosting
  Egg white 1 Medium
  Powdered sugar 200 Gram
  Food coloring 3 Dash
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar and butter and all the ingredients, knead everything until you get a smooth mixture, wrap it in cling film and place it in the fridge (to rest) for at least 2-3 hours.
2. Preheat the oven at 350°F (180°C) after the cookies are ready.
3. Prepare a lined baking tray with lined parchment paper

MAKING
4. Roll the dough into /5 to 1/6-inch thick sheet and cut into your desired shapes with cookie cutters.
5. Place it on the baking tray and bake in preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.
6. Once done let the cookies cool on a cooling rack.
7. Start making the frosting by beating egg whites in a bowl with powdered sugar until stiff, divide the mixture into small bowls and colour each one with different food colours.
8. Pour the mixture into parchment paper cones and decorate the cookies as you like.

SERVING
9. Serve the Gingerbread Cookies along with a hot glass of milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
220 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
235 Minutes
Servings: 
12
Story
During these cold holidays, there is nothing better to keep warm than a steamy cup of tea, maybe with some gingerbread cookies... what about making them together?
Subtitle: 
Biscotti di pan di Zenzero

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