Gingerbread Wookiee Cookies

Gingerbread Wookiee Cookies

Here is a "chewy" Gingerbread cookie recipe straight from the planet Kashyyk! The force is strong with these Wookiee Cookies!

Makes 1 to 2 dozen cookies

Things you'll need

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • White chocolate
  • Dark chocolate
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer with whisks
  • Rubber scrapper
  • Wax paper
  • Rolling pin
  • Small hand strainer
  • Cookie sheet lined with parchment
  • Decorating bag fitted with #1 tip
  • Gingerbread man cookie cutter

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and soda, salt, ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves and allspice.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugar and molasses with a hand mixer. Add an egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  4. Mix in ½ the dry ingredients and then scrape down the sides. Add the second ½ half of the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Divide the dough in half and wrap each half in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for an hour.
  6. Roll out the dough to about ¼ inch thick and then cut out gingerbread man shapes. Use a fork to make Wookiee fur on each one (PICTURE at 3:42).
  7. Bake for 15 minutes and then cool completely before decorating.

Time to decorate!

  1. Use melted dark chocolate with a #1 tip to pipe eyes, a nose, and a sash onto each Wookiee (PICTURE at 4:36).
  2. Once the chocolate has set, pipe white chocolate studs onto each sash.
  3. Rrrrrrr-ghghghghgh! These Gingerbread Wookiee Cookies are so good they could bring down the Empire!
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Rosanna Pansino makes Gingerbread Wookiee Cookies.

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