Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Little Zak's Academy, an early childcare and education provider have created an easy Christmas Cookie recipe in the lead up to the festive season, which make for a delicious snack that little ones and parents can create together.

Little Zak's also offer cooking classes for their children on-site and allows the kids to get their hands dirty to make these special festive biscuits.

350g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g softened butter
2 tsps. ground ginger OR cinnamon
100g soft light brown sugar
1 egg
4 tbsps. golden syrup or honey
Lollies, speckles or icing tubes to decorate

Grease a large baking tray and pre-heat the oven to 190°c /
Mix flour, bicarb and ginger/cinnamon in a mixing bowl and rub in the butter.
Add sugar and syrup/honey and stir in the egg to form a firm dough.
Roll out dough to ½ cm and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter.
Place men on the tray, leaving space between them for spreading while cooking.
Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack before decorating with desired toppings.