New Year recipe: Gingerbread cookies
2 cups all-purpose flour, ½ spoon more for rolling
2 teaspoons ginger powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg powder
1/4 teaspoon cloves powder
1/2 cup butter (salt less)
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup brown sugar
Thoroughly mix the flour, ginger powder and other powdered spices, baking soda, and salt.
Now use a hand blender to beat butter and brown sugar until it turns into a smooth creamy like texture.
Then beat the egg and mix the flour mixture, butter and sugar mixture too to make a sough.
Now wrap the dough and keep it aside for a couple of hours.
Then preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Now divide the dough into four equal halves and roll it with a rolling pin. Place the, on a waxed paper and freeze them until firm. For over 15-20 minutes.
Once the rolled sheets are firm, cut them into the shapes that you want. Greas a baking tray and place then cut pieces and bake them for around 15- 20 minutes.