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[Cookie Elf] 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #8 - Christmas Gingerbread Cookie Recipe: Easier Than
December 12, 2017
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File! Now as the holidays get close it’s time for our traditional 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies recipes.

They’re so much easier than you think – you can make your own adorable gingerbread men with Christmas Gingerbread Cookie recipe. Enjoy!

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Feature: 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #8 - Christmas Gingerbread Cookie Recipe: Easier Than You Think!

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This Christmas Gingerbread Cookie recipe is a classic. You can use it to make simple ginger bread cookies or parts of a gingerbread house.

Gingerbread cookies are a lot like molasses drop cookies in taste, but what makes the difference is that with Christmas Gingerbread Cookies, you roll the cookie dough and use cookie cutters to create cookie shapes. Then take a bit of royal icing and pipe on a few decorations. Don’t feel you need to stick to the usual gingerbread men or women. Try other cookie cutter shapes, too!

Prep time: 30 minutes
Bake time: 9-10 minutes
Makes about 2 dozen cookies, 3 inches high

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Cookie Baking Tip for Making Christmas Cookie Icing

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How-Tos and Gear for Decorating Cookies

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More about Decorating Christmas Cookies

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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