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Gingerbread iron golem biscuits

I’ve completely fallen in love with my little copy of Gingerbread Wonderland by Mima Sinclair. It’s packed full of inspiration, recipes and ideas for some amazing gingerbread treats.

I love the recipe for Light Gingerbread Dough and used it successfully to make our gingerbread Snowman and Snowdog biscuits a couple of week ago. The children really wanted to bake this weekend so we used the recipe to make some gingerbread iron golem biscuits. Both my children love Minecraft so this was a fun activity for them.

Gingerbread Iron Golem biscuits



Gingerbread Iron Golem biscuits

We followed the Light Gingerbread Dough recipe from Gingerbread Wonderland by Mima Sinclair.

Gingerbread iron golem biscuits

We chilled the dough for an hour before rolling it out.

Gingerbread iron golem biscuits

I used an image in one of my sons’ book, enlarged it to about 5 cm high and used it as a template to cut out my shapes. It wasn’t the easiest shape to cut but we made a few then popped them in the freezer for 5 minutes before baking them for 7 minutes. They didn’t spread at all whilst baking and we soon had delicious looking gingerbread biscuits.

gingerbread Minecraft cookies

I iced around the edges and they were ready to eat. What do you think?!

gingerbread iron golem cookie

Why not take a look at some other ideas for making festive treats with children:

No roll kid friendly easy mince pies from Rainy Day Mum

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies from Tales of Beauty for Ashes

Spiral Cookie Lollipops from Teach Me Mommy

How to make Christmas Cookies from The Creative Pair

Delicious Dairy Free Ginger Spiced Cookies from Crafty Kids at Home

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    tracey witts
    December 14, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    this is brilliant! my daughter is a huge fan of minecraft, will have to give this a go x

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    December 15, 2015 at 8:49 am

    Fantastic – what a creative gingerbread biscuit – pinning for the kids party in the summer.
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