The first time I ever saw The Nutcracker when I was little, the Sugarplum Fairy instantly captured my imagination. Her iconic dance absolutely mesmerized me and it made me want to take ballet classes. I always watch The Nutcracker at least once during the season now. I love it so much that I even made a little tribute to it in cookie form! When I received a fairy cookie cutter I knew it had to happen. These gingerbread fairies were so festive and fun to make.
My recipe made about 32 gingerbread fairies total. That gave me plenty to pack into tins to give to people! Of course I had to have a few at home. They were everything I hoped for and more. The edges were slightly crisp and there was so much gorgeous spice. With a cup of hot cocoa I was in heaven! I also was ecstatic that these babies marked the end of my Holiday baking extravaganza. My poor oven is probably ecstatic too since it put in some major overtime. One more item checked off my massive list. I hope you all enjoy these gorgeous little delights! xoxo