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Gingerbread Snowflake Cookies

These Gingerbread Snowflake Cookies are not just beautiful but absolutely delicious! A great addition to your holiday cookie platter, these are worth every minute working to bake and decorate them.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snowflake cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Jill


  • snowflake cookie cutters ranging in sizes from small to large
  • 1 disposable piping bag with number 2 tip


  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 C cold water
  • 3 1/2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 C powder sugar
  • white sanding sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 and line cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, sugar, and molasses
  • Add in the water and mix until combined
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, and the spices
  • Gradually mix in the dry ingredients into the wet
  • Roll dough out on a floured surface to 1/4 inch in thickness
  • Using snowflake cookie cutters, cut out your shapes
  • Bake in the oven for 10 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely


  • Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, vanilla and powder sugar and mix until combined and stiff peaks form
  • Scoop icing into the piping bag
  • Decorate your cookies how ever you want.
  • Sprinkle the white sanding sugar onto a plate
  • Dip the cookie, icing into the sugar
  • Place onto a cookie sheet to allow dry for 30 minutes before enjoying.


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg