Gingerbread Cutout Cookies are a classic & traditional Christmas holiday cookie to make every year, this recipe also has ground nutmeg and pure vanilla extract to take the flavor over the top! You can bake them to be crisper or chewier, depending on how you like them. These fun cutout cookies are perfect for decorating with classic, sweet & crisp Royal Icing!
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Gingerbread Cutout Cookies
Hi Everyone, no Holiday is complete without these Gingerbread Cutout Cookies!
These Gingerbread Cutout Cookies are the perfect pair with my Royal Icing recipe.
Be sure to check that recipe post out for a great icing recipe to decorate these cookies with!
The dough for Gingerbread Cutout Cookies can be made ahead the day before, allowing the dough to firm up overnight in the refrigerator.
What makes my Gingerbread Cutout Cookies recipe different from others?
This is a classic Gingerbread Cutout Cookies recipe and my version has a little pinch of ground nutmeg in it and pure vanilla extract to give it a little something extra.
Try my How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract tutorial here on the blog if you want to make your own homemade vanilla extract.
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This recipe is inspired by Gingerbread Cutout Cookies from Taste of Home.
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 78Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 0gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g
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Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.