An urge to make shaped cookies sent me scrambling in remote cupboards to find my aged cookie cutters which had not been used for decades. Aunty Google led me to Annabel Langbein’s recipe for gingerbread cookies, and I was soon mixing and cutting. I think I may have softened the butter too much and the mixture was quite moist, but I managed to cut small shapes of moons, stars, and hearts. They’ve turned out just fine.
I don’t think I’ll bother icing these ones, but another time they would make good gifts or a supper plate. I might even try gingerbread persons, as I have an astronaut cookie cutter. Have you made shaped cookies recently?
“Some hearts, and moons, and stars I’ve made
with Annabel Langbein’s wise aid.”