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Christmas recipe

Gingerbread men biscuits with Nutella®

Divine & gingery taste

Gingerbread biscuit-making is a must do for a Christmas worth of its name. It's a fair tradition and a joyful moment for both kids and adults.

So, take your ginger flavoured dough and shape it. Once cooked, take a couple of gingerbread men and attach them with a layer of Nutella. Enjoy it!

2 h 10 min

INGREDIENTS for 20 servings

60g soft butter

50g brown sugar

60g honey

1 egg yolk

190g flour

2g gingerbread spice mix

2,5g baking soda

a pinch of salt

120g Nutella®

50g icing sugar

1tbsp lemon juice


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Preheat the oven to 160° C (320° F) and position the baking rack in the middle of the oven

In a bowl, mix the butter with the sugar and the honey then add the egg yolk.

In a second bowl, mix flour, spices and baking soda.

Add the flour mixture into the first bowl and knead for 1 minute.

Wrap in cling film and chill for 1 hour

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Roll the dough on a sheet of parchment paper until a thickness of 4 mm

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Cut out biscuits using a gingerbread man cookie cutter (or any other small shape, like a glass for example)

Arrange the biscuits onto a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for 8-9 minutes or until slightly golden. Leave to cool down on the tray for 15 minutes

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Spread one biscuit with 6g of Nutella® and assemble 2 gingerbread men

To make the icing, mix the icing sugar with the lemon juice, half a teaspoon at a time, until you get a smooth paste then transfer to a piping bag. Decorate each biscuit with icing.

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