No Chill Gingerbread Cookie Recipe
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No Chill Gingerbread Cookies

This gingerbread cookie recipe requires no chilling - just roll, cut and bake!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, gingerbread, no chill
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 132kcal
Author adapted from Old Fashioned gingerbread, P. 15 the gingerbread book by Steven Stellingwerf

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • In a large bowl, blend together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger.
  • In a separate microwave safe bowl, melt shortening (about 1 minute)
  • Whisk the sugar, molasses and egg into the melted shortening and continue to whisk until completely incorporated.
  • Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients with a spoon until mixture is too stiff to continue using a spoon. Use hands to finish mixing. 
  • Roll cookie dough out onto lightly floured surface to about 1/8 inch thickness.
  • Cut cookies into desired shapes, place on ungreased cookie sheets,
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes 
  • Cool for 3-5 minutes.
  • Decorate with royal icing and sprinkles! See notes for gingerbread variations, as shown in photos!

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Notes

 
Nutrition Facts
No Chill Gingerbread Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 54mg2%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 159mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.1mg