Gingerbread Cookies...

**Thanks to the latest Your Family magazine for this super easy Yummy Yummy recipe**

Makes 20 - 25 cookies
Prep 10 min & chilling time
Bake 10 - 12 mins

125g unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup (125ml) firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup (125ml) golden syrup
1 egg, separated
2 1/2 cups (625ml) flour
1 tblsp (15ml) ground ginger
1 tsp (5ml) cinnamon
1 tsp (5ml) bicarbonate of soda
1 cup (250ml) icing sugar sifted

Step 1 Preheat oven to 180C and line two large trays with baking paper (wax paper works well too)

Step 2 In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar until pale using an electric beater. Beat in the syrup and egg yolk

Step 3 Use a spoon to fold the flour, spices and soda to form a smooth dough. Form into a disk, cover in plastic wrap and chill for 30 mins

Step 4 Divide the dough in half. Roll out pieces between baking paper to 5mm thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut shapes

Step 5 Place on the baking trays and bake for 10 minutes or until golden. Sprinkle icing sugar over the cookies once they have cooled