Soft Gingerbread Cookies filled with Plum Jam

Soft Gingerbread Cookies filled with Plum Jam 😍 The ultimate holiday recipe â˜ș I always make these a week before Christmas and store them in an airtight container to keep them as fresh as if they were just baked..

 

Soft Gingerbread Cookies filled with Plum Jam

Soft Gingerbread Cookies filled with Plum Jam

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons gingerbread spice mix
  • 120g butter
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream (18% fat)
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • Plum jam

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, heat the honey, gingerbread spice mix, butter, and sour cream until well combined.
  2. Remove from heat and let it cool down.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the baking soda, flour, cocoa powder, egg white, sugar, and egg yolks.
  4. Gradually add the cooled honey mixture to the dry ingredients and knead until a smooth dough forms.
  5. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  6. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 5mm thickness.
  8. Cut out cookies using cookie cutters and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  9. Make a small indentation in the center of each cookie and fill it with plum jam.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden.
  11. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Enjoy your delicious soft gingerbread cookies with a delightful plum jam filling!



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