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Dec 3, 2011

Soft Ginger Cookies – Christmas Special Recipes

Ok Christmas is on its way and lets start doing some good stuffs..I was going through nigella christmas cookbook and found a awesome recipe for ginger bread. I wanted to bake that immediately because it is ridiculously addictive. I will soon bake it and give you the recipe ok guys.

This is a recipe for ginger cookies which I found when I was browsing through one of favorite blog. I baked it immediately and it cameout so good. The cookies turned out so soft and it just melted in my mouth. I took it to office and everyone loved the flavour of this awesome cookies. 

The original recipe had some ingrediants like molasses and so on..I couldn’t find those stuffs so I substituted it with honey. The texture of the cookies turned a bit different but the taste was superb.You can taste and smell the cinnamon and ginger which you put there and the smell makes you feel happy that Christmas is arrived.So here you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..

Recipe Source:Simply So Good


Butter- ¾ cup / 200 gms / 7 ounces
Sugar-1 cup / 200 gms
Egg – 1
Honey- ¼ cup / 60 ml
All Purpose Flour / Maida- 3 cups / 330 gms
Baking Soda-2 tsp
Salt – a pinch
Ground Ginger – 1 tsp
Cinnamon-1 tsp
Sugar – for rolling the cookies


Preheat the oven to 190° C / 375 °F. Line a tray with foil and brush slightly with butter and set this aside for a moment.

Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, salt, baking soda in a bowl and set aside.

Take butter in a mixing bowl..Add sugar and beat till it is creamy. Now add in egg and beat well.

Add in honey and mix well. Now add in the mixed dry ingrediants and fold well.

Put this in the refrigerator for 30 mins or so. Take some sugar in a bowl for dipping the cookies.

Now take a icecream scoop and scoop the dough and drop it in the sugar bowl and coat the top side with sugar.

Remove this and arrange it in a tray. Bake it in the oven for 13-15 mins untill light golden.

Let the cookies cool completely before removing into a cooling rack.

Let this cool completely and store it in a air tight container.

Take all your ingrediants
You will need some granulated sugar to roll your cookies

your spices
take flour

add spices in it

 and mix

set this aside
take butter in a bowl

add sugar

and start whipping

beat till it gets creamy

add in egg and mix well

and honey

and mix well

all mixed up

now add flour mixture in

and fold gently

untill combined

chill it

take a icecream scoop..I actually buttered it a little bit

take a spoonful
and roll it in sugar

arrange it in a tray

all done

baked to perfection

allow to cool down
this is a really soft cookies which is perfect
with a cup of milk


  1. I love ginger bread. But I need some lemon sauce with it! Any good recipes???? I love the holidays and I love when you post these yummy recipes. Enjoy the weekend. It is bitter cold here and lots of snow falling! Hugs Anne

  2. Super scrumptious cookies,love these spiced cookies very much.

  3. wow, looks really good:) keep up the good work!

  4. I've been looking for a ginger cookie recipe. My son loves them...these look great!

  5. delicious looking soft cookies this looks wonderful

  6. I love ginger cookies/snaps. These looks so good. Will try this out!

  7. That looks so yummy......must try!!

  8. wow... mouth watering cookies... delicious..

  9. nice and delicious recipe.. looks yummy !!

  10. Annesphamily.. if you are looking for lemon curd recipe..I can recommend you this blog..http://simplysogood.blogspot.com/2010/03/lemon-curd-and-white-chocolate-lemon.html

  11. They look like wonderful cookies! I have the same Nigella cookbook. I must. :)

  12. Hey Aarthi love the recipe. Especially loved the part where you dipped them in sugar.

  13. my my! the cookies look marvelous! Do link it to my JATW event, if possible! :)
    Ongoing events:
    Jingle All The Way &
    Microwave Easy Cooking

  14. Yumm and deliciously soft cookies.Luv it

  15. gr8 looking cookies..very nice twist to gingerbread cookies....lovely..perfect for the festival,,,

  16. thanks for linking! these are just la-va-lee.. :D

    Kavi | Edible Entertainment

    Ongoing events:
    Jingle All The Way &
    Microwave Easy Cooking

  17. "You can taste and smell the cinnamon and ginger which you put there and the smell makes you feel happy that Christmas is arrived." My thoughts exactly!Ginger and cinnamon,both make one feel that the festive season,the season of joy has arrived.
    I am sure that you are having a good time with Nigella Christmas,I love Nigella's shows.She is the goddess herself!
    Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas!:-)

  18. can i make cookies in electrical oven? please reply

  19. Aarthi would this recipe work if bake in microwave convection mode?

  20. Aarthi please let me know if i can bake this in microwave convection mode. Really want to try them😀

  21. @Shineyes u can cook them in covection mode

  22. I tried them, cookies melted and lost their shape, what might be the reason

  23. Yes, but still all cookies combined, I also. Tried ragi cookies, they list shake too.

  24. @AnonymousMay be u have added too much rising agent

  25. Oh I love love love Ginger cookies!! Will try them soon. Your recipes are always superb. Way to go girl!


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