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Gingerbread Cookies

Posted on February 25 2022

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies 

Shared from Wilton blog

This ultimate holiday classic is the perfect way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. This gingerbread cookies recipe has the perfect combination of ginger and molasses flavours, without being overpowering. These favourite gingerbread cookies are tasty and perfect canvases for decorating, making them irresistible to holiday guests. These homemade cookies are also a breeze to decorate with royal icing, sprinkles, and any other decorations of your choosing.

Amount: 2 dozen
Skill Level: Beginner


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • Royal icing (optional)


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