One of the most typical Christmas related treats are gingerbread cookies. The entire house will smell like the most festive and cozy smell there is. Enjoy the perfect Sunday with these cookies, a cup of hot chocolate and you favorite Christmas movie. Stay tuned till the 23rd of December when we will publish our top 10 Christmas movies!
You are going to need:
1 cup of olive oil or melted butter
1.cup of brown sugar
3-4 tea spoon of honey
600-700 grams of all purpose flour
1 tea spoon of baking soda
1 tea spoon cinnamon1 tea spoon gingerbread spice mix
1 tea spoon of vanilla extract
a zest of one orange
a zest of one lemon
Start by mixing the eggs with the olive oil. After that you have to add the brown sugar and the honey which you can melt in the microwave if it is too sticky. Continue adding the flour, mixed with the baking soda, cinnamon, gingerbread spice mix and then shred the citruses into the mixture. It is time to start kneading until you reach a very nice homogeneous cookie dough. Then take the shapes you have and start cutting the dough into tiny cookies. Put them on a tray with a baking paper sheet and put them in the oven for 10-15 minutes on 180 degrees Celsius.
For the decoration:
1 cup of icing sugar
1 egg protein
Juice of half a lemon
Mix all these ingredients together and if you like put different pastry paint colors and start drawing on the cookies.
And at last, FEAST!