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Sweet & Spicy Gingerbread Cookies

Warm, sweet, chewy, spicy gingerbread... What's not to love? Learn how to make Paragary Bakery's classic gingerbread cookies to share with friends & family this holiday season.

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Recipe by Laurel Sanders-Melchor for Paragary Bakery

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 oz (1 stick) 365 Everyday Value Organic butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup 365 Everyday Value Organic sugar
  • ½ cup Wholesome Organic molasses
  • 1 365 Everyday Value Organic cage-free egg
  • yolk
  • 9 ounces 365 Everyday Value Organic flour
  • ½ tsp 365 Everyday Value Fine Crystals Sea salt
  • ½ tsp 365 Everyday Value baking powder
  • ½ tsp 365 Everyday Value baking soda
  • 1 tsp 365 Everyday Value Organic cinnamon
  • 1 tsp 365 Everyday Value Organic ground cloves
  • 2 tsp 365 Everyday Value Organic ground ginger
  • 1 tsp 365 Everyday Value Organic ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp 365 Everyday Value Organic white pepper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine butter and sugar in a mixer with the paddle attachment
  2. Cream until fluffy and light in color
  3. Add molasses and egg yolk and mix well
  4. Sift dry ingredients together
  5. Add to butter mixture and mix just to combine
  6. Wrap dough well in plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes
  7. To roll dough, using a lightly floured surface, roll a section of dough at a time * If dough starts to seem too soft, return to refrigerator for 10 minutes. *** Alternatively, dough can be scooped, rolled lightly in sugar, and bake
  8. Bake cookies at 350° for 12-15 minutes
  9. Cool completely on racks before frosting or serving

ENJOY!