Sourdough Gingerbread Cookies

Sourdough Gingerbread Cookies

These sourdough gingerbread cookies are so fun! They're full of warming spices and molasses flavor and topped with royal icing.

These sourdough gingerbread cookies are so fun! They're full of warming spices and molasses flavor and topped with royal icing.

They are a great use for sourdough discard starter.

In a small combine flour, salt, baking soda and spices.

In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream butter, brown sugar and molasses until it's thick and fluffy. Beat in the egg and the sourdough starter until it is combined.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and use a rubber spatula to combine it into a thick and sticky dough.

Shape the dough into a mound and cut it into 2 pieces. Wrap the pieces in plastic wrap and chill them in the fridge for at least 3 hours, or all the way up to 36 hours.

Roll out the cold dough and cut into your desired shapes.

Bake and let them cool before icing with royal icing.

See the link for the full recipe!