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More than just gingerbread, these Christmas cookies have our special festive spice mix and are dipped in dark chocolate. Get the kids involved in baking them

  • Prep: 30 mins
    Cook: 12 mins
    plus chilling
  • Makes approx 35
  • Easy
  • Makes approx 35
  • Easy
  • Calories 103
  • Carbohydrates 3
  • Saturated Fat 5
  • Sugar 13
  • Protein 1
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 4
  • Salt 0.2

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 103
  • Carbohydrates 3
  • Saturated Fat 5
  • Sugar 13
  • Protein 1
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 4
  • Salt 0.2

Ingredients

  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g butter
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2 tbsp festive spice, see our recipe
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • melted dark chocolate

Tip

More recipes with festive spice
You can also use the spice mix in other recipes, including our orange spice chicken wings, Christmas spice latte, or a fluffy Christmas buttercream for frosting your cakes with.

Method

  1. Rub the butter into the flour in a large bowl until you have fine crumbs. Stir in the beaten egg, our festive spice, golden caster sugar, honey and cream of tartar. Stir unil a soft dough forms, then wrap in cling film and chill for 20-30 mins.

  2. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Roll out the dough, cut into festive shapes and bake for 10-12 mins on lined baking trays. Dip in melted dark chocolate, if you like.

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