Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men
45 min.


for 15 pieces
250 grams Pastry flour
1 heaping teaspoon Baking powder
175 grams Cane sugar
1 pinch Salt
1 Egg
1 tablespoon Honey
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Gingerbread spice
3 tablespoons Milk
60 grams Butter
For decorating
Decorating icing (Red and brown)
Cookie cutter (in male form)
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Preparation steps

Step 1/6

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the dough hook, mix together the flour, baking powder, brown sugar, salt, egg, honey, cinnamon, gingerbread spices and milk.

Step 2/6

Cut the butter into small pieces and mix it well with the dough hook.

Step 3/6

Preheat the oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Transfer the dough to a floured work surface, then knead with your hands until smooth. Thinly roll the dough and with a cookie cutter in the shape of a male cookie cut out cookies.

Step 4/6

Place the cookies on the baking sheet spacing them 1-inch apart.

Step 5/6

Bake until the cookies are set, about 15 minutes. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

Step 6/6

Use the decorating icing to make eyes and a mouth on the cookies and use it to make dots to set the Smarties in for buttons.