Ginger Cookies birds

Ginger Cookies birds

Ginger Cookies birds

In the Internet has found ginger cookie recipe birds with a very beautiful photograph of baking. She decided to cook, although initially doubted. Bake in the photo looks more like a product of the yeast dough.

The ingredients for this cookie:

baking powder – 1 tbsp
egg – 1 pc.
butter – 150 g
ground ginger – 1 tsp
sour cream – 0.5 cups
cloves or pepper for decoration
flour – 2 cups
sugar – 0.5 cups
grated lemon peel – 1 tsp

As you can see it shortcrust pastry

I baked, but I got here such monsters 🙂
Although I must say, the cookies turned out very tasty, but not beautiful



Sift flour into a bowl, add the sugar, baking powder, ground ginger and lemon zest. Stir. Add small pieces of sliced ​​butter, mix well.

Pour the sour cream, quickly knead the dough. Put it on a work surface and knead for 1 minute.

Divide the dough into 9 pieces. 8 pieces rolled into bundles 1.5 cm thick.

Make of each harness loop, as shown in the photograph. Spread on a floured baking sheet.


Of the remaining dough to roll 8 balls with a diameter of 1.5 cm. Put them in the center of the loop. It will be “head”. Make dough small “beaks” and attach them to the head. make “eyes” from the buds of cloves or peppercorns.

You can make raisins.


Distribute birdies on baking sheet at a distance of about 3 cm from each other.

Coat lightly with beaten egg and bake in a preheated 200 ° C oven for about 15 minutes.

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Ginger Cookies

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