Eggless Gingerbread Cookies
For the cookies
  • 1 cup maida
  • 1 cup atta
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ginger powder
  • ⅛ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ cup softened butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup jaggery
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 + ½ tbsp warm milk
For icing
  • 1 egg whites
  • 1.5 cups icing sugar, sifted twice
  • or melted white chocolate
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170*C
  2. Cream the butter with brown sugar and jaggery until fluffy. Stir in vanillaa and orange zest.
  3. Add in maida, atta, baking powder, baking soda and the spices and mix well.
  4. Add the warm milk (add more or less as per your dough) and mix until the dough comes together.
  5. Cling wrap the dough and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes until it is tough enough to work with.
  6. Roll out the dough between two sheets of parchment paper, into a ΒΌ of an inch thick base.
  7. Use a cookie cutter to cut the dough into the desired shape.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges become golden-brown. Let them cool completely before trying to lift them off the tray.
  9. Icing-
  10. Beat egg whites in a large bowl using a whisk or a spoon
  11. Add sifted icing sugar, half a cup at a time. Whisk well.
  12. Keep adding sugar until you achieve the desired consistency. If the icing is still runny, add more sugar.
  13. Ice your cookies and let it set for 5-10 minutes. Enjoy!
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