Gingerbread Men Cookies Recipe for Christmas

The jolly festive holiday is just around the corner and we bet that you are getting excited preparing for it. You might be busy buying Christmas gifts, decorating the house and plans to gather with your family and friends to celebrate Christmas. But what makes the holidays more exciting without the delicious food especially cookies! Remember your childhood memories where your mom bakes cute scrumptious Gingerbread men homemade cookies on Christmas every year? Well you can make them too as there are super easy and definitely brings back those fun memories.


· 350grams of flour

· 125grams of butter

· 175grams of brown sugar

· 1 tsp bicarbonate soda

· 1tsp of ground cinnamon

· 2 tsp of ground ginger

· 1 egg

· 4tbsp of golden syrup


1. Combine the flour, bicarbonate soda, ginger and cinnamon into a bowl. Add in the butter and blend the mixture together until it appears like breadcrumbs. Pour sugar in and stir.

2. Next, lightly beat the egg and golden syrup together. Pour it into the mixture and clump it all together. Dough it out untul smooth and wrap it in Clingfim to chill in the fridge for 15 minutes.

3. Preheat the oven to 180 celcius and prepare your baking trays with butter or greaseproof paper.

4. Roll the dough out to a suitable thickness of your liking and use cutters of a gingerbread men shapes and bake for about 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown. Finish the ready homemade cookies with icing for decoration.

Happy holidays!