Gingerbread People

AGE APPROPRIATE: 12 months +

Gingerbread People

NF | EF - can be GF
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 12 biscuits


  • baking Tray
  • knife
  • bowl
  • cookie cutters


  • 1.5  cups  spelt flour OR 3/4 cup almond meal and 3/4 cup buckwheat or cassava flour for GF option
  • 1/3  cup  coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp  vanilla powder
  • 1/4 tsp  baking powder
  • 2 tsp  ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp  cinnamon
  • 1/4  tsp  ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp  ground clove
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 cup  melted butter
  • 2 tbsp milk of choice


  •  Preheat oven to 160C fan forced
  •  In a bowl, combine all of the dried ingredients
  •  In a seperate bowl, combine all of the wet ingredients
  • Add the wet to the dry ingredients and mix together until a dough forms. If it is too sticky or wet, add some more flour, or alternatively if its too crumbly, add more milk
  • Roll into a ball and refrigerate, covered for an hour
  • After an hour, place the dough between two pieces of baking paper and roll until thin (about 1/4cm thick), then using a cookie cutter or a knife, cut into desired shapes.
  • Place onto prepared baking tray and bake for 10 minutes or until golden, they might still be a bit soft, allow to cool and they will firm up as they cool.
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