Cooking tips

How to curl ginger snap cookies

These might some of the prettiest Christmas cookies in our collection! Get our very cool tip on how to curl these lacy biscuits.

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

It very simple, really. All you have to do is drape two to three warm cookies (or as many as will fit) side by side but not touching, over the round handle of a wooden spoon.

When cookies are done baking, have a few spoons at the ready (the recipe makes about 20 cookies), then, using your fingers, gently curl cookies tightly around the handle, forming a cigar. Gently press cookie seam to seal. When cookies are cooled, slide off spoon.

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Get the recipe: Lacy gingersnaps

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