Homemade Gingerbread Cookie Dough Recipe

For the INGREDIENTS, you will need:

– 6 tablespoons butter, room temperature – 1/2 cup brown sugar – 1/4 cup sugar – 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract – 1/4 teaspoon sea salt – 1 large egg, room temperature – 1/2 cup molasses – 3 cups all-purpose flour

– 1/4 teaspoon baking powder – 2 teaspoons ground ginger – 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon allspice – A splash of milk

Royal icing – 2 Tablespoons meringue powder – 2 cups powdered sugar – 3-4 tablespoons of warm water (add more for thinner consistency) – 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Begin by beating your butter with your brown and granulated sugar with a hand mixer until the mixture is light, fluffy, and pale in color.

2. To this, add your pure vanilla extract, egg, sea salt, along with your molasses. Mix until smooth.