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Holiday recipe

Gingerbread Cookies by Nutella® recipe

Sweet moments with grandma and grandpa

Warming spices, playful shapes – gingerbread cookies are a holiday classic for a reason. What better way to show grandparents some seasonal love than a beautiful batch of these timeless treats?

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Gingerbread cookies by Nutella® recipe | Nutella® Canada

INGREDIENTS FOR 20 servings ​

  • 1/4 cup soft butter

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

  • 2 1/2 tbsp of honey

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 1/2 cups of flour

  • 1 tsp gingerbread spice mix

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp of Nutella® per sandwich cookie


  1. Gingerbread cookies by Nutella® recipe step 1 | Nutella® Canada

    Preheat the oven to 325° 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.

  2. Gingerbread cookies by Nutella® recipe step 2 | Nutella® Canada

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

  3. Gingerbread cookies by Nutella® recipe step 3 | Nutella® Canada

    Cut out biscuits using a gingerbread man cookie cutter. 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.

  4. Gingerbread cookies by Nutella® recipe step 4 | Nutella® Canada

    Spread one biscuit with 1 tbsp of Nutella® and assemble 2 gingerbread men to make a sandwich cookie. 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 cookie with icing as you cherish the moment – and think of the sweet family memories to come.

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