Holiday Entertaining: Miniature Buttermilk Gingerbread Cookies

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Holiday Entertaining

The Technique

Miniature Buttermilk Gingerbread Cookies

Buttermilk Gingerbread Cookie dough may be fashioned in various shapes & sizes in order to create cookies for holiday gifting. A small 1 1/2 x 1-inch cutter will yield approximately 12 dozen or so miniature nibbles that are ideal to package in lined bakery bags with a bit of ribbon or string & a personalized gift tag. Consider sharing these sweets with neighbors, teachers, nieces & nephews. Today’s lesson focuses on one of the most basic foundations when decorating Christmas cookiesadding gloss & shine. Learn how to use this simple technique for your own special creations. 

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How To Decorate Cookies With An Egg Wash

Whether your recipe instructs to use a whole egg & water, just the yolk & a bit of cream or another combination, just know specific egg washes are chosen in order to produce a specific results. Since there are not any additional adornments or decorations used to create these particular cookies, the specific task of the egg wash is to take the baked goods from having a dull or matte appearance to shiny. It is a technique also used to make classic Buttermilk Marranitos.

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Once the miniature shapes have been cut from Buttermilk Gingerbread Cookie dough, place them 1/2-inch apart on parchment paper-lined half sheet pans. Whisk together an egg with a bit of water in a small bowl. Pour the mixture through a fine wire mesh strainer. Using a good pastry brush, swipe the egg wash over the dough. Bake the filled pans at 350 degrees for 7 to 9 minutes. Cool completely. 

The Tune
“Prelude To A Kiss” Billie Holiday

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* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Football Fanatic * Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Instructor * Cooking & Baking Tutorials * Media Personality * Baking & Pastry Artist * Gardener * Runner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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