This was a simple and easy recipe to make fresh gingerbread cookies to eat and to share for the holidays and beyond.
The recipe was taken from the website: Gimme Some Oven and the original recipe can be found here.
The benefits of Ginger far outweigh the sugar, butter, and extra calories in these cookies. (Just kidding) In all seriousness though these cookies do have some metabolism and sugar regulating benefits from cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, all spice, and ginger. Learn more about health benefits of spices here.
These pictures are the cookies I made with my daughters and we also used the simple frosting recipe from the website Gimme Some Oven.
With a 4 year old and 6 year old there was plenty of decorating required. These are the ones that came out the best and included the extra credit cinnamon hearts.
SIMPLE ICING INGREDIENTS