Gingerbread Cookies ( Biscotti di pan di Zenzero )

Create your own gingerbread men, stars, bells or any other shape you fancy, to brighten up your holiday table or even the Christmas tree!


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



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


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.


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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 365Calories from Fat 96

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 207 mg8.63%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 39 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet