Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies – Stay at Home Mum



Time Needed

60 mins Prep

15 mins Cook




  • 125 g
    at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup
    Castor Sugar
  • 1
    Egg Yolk
    (save egg white for icing)
  • 2 cups
    Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp
    Bicarb Of Soda
  • 1 tsp
    Ginger Powder
  • 1/4 cup

Nutrition Information

Qty per
3g serve
Qty per
Energy 21cal 616cal
Protein 0.36g 10.59g
Fat (total) 0.27g 7.92g
 – saturated 0.15g 4.41g
Carbohydrate 2.04g 59.5g
 – sugars 0.35g 10.22g
Dietary Fibre 0.1g 3.05g
Sodium 0.43mg 12.61mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Butter , Bicarb of soda, Ginger powder

Please Note – Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Lovely Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies!

Here is something in the spirit of Christmas to make with the kids.


  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180 degrees.

  2. Lightly grease and line 4 baking trays with baking paper.

  3. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together butter and sugar for 2-3 minutes until creamy. Add egg yolk ,beating well. Fold in combined sifted flour and bicarb of soda.

  4. Heat honey in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave on high for 20 seconds. Stir into dough. Mix well.

  5. Cover in plastic wrap. Chill for 30 minutes.

  6. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface.

  7. Roll out between 2 sheets of baking paper until ½ cm thick.

  8. Using the cookie cutters cut out shapes and place on prepared trays.

  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden and firm to touch. Allow to cool on trays.

  10. Let kids go wild with icing and decorations.

  11. Beat 1 egg white with electric mixer until frothy.

  12. Add 1 ¼ cups of sifted pure icing sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition.

  13. When icing is a piping consistency, mix in a few drops of lemon juice.

  14. Add colouring of your choice.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Honey Ginger Christmas Cookies are suitable to freeze before the icing is added. Once iced store in airtight container for up to 4 days.

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