Gingerbread cookie recipe

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Gingerbread men cookie recipeWhether you’re making gingerbread men, gingerbread animals or any other gingerbread cookie, you’ll need a good, basic gingerbread recipe. Follow ours and use it for party treats or just a good old cookie snack.


125g butter
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup golden syrup
3 cups flour
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 teaspoons baking soda
1 egg
1 teaspoons vanilla essence

1. Place butter, sugar and golden syrup in saucepan and heat gently until butter melts. Allow to cool, then add baking soda.

2. Add sifted flour and spices and mix well, then add egg and vanilla. Mix to form a soft dough.

3. Roll dough out thinly, cut into shapes then bake on a greased oven tray at 180°C for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack, then ice.


  1. Perfect timing – I was just looking for a good gingerbread recipe, and this looks perfect!

  2. I love a good gingerbread cookie!!!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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