Recipe – Gingerbread Biscuits

Ginger Cookie Recipe

This is a tried and true recipe and is a great one to have on standby for special occasions. Whether it’s Christmas, Halloween or just because you fancy doing something with the kids, get involved. Enjoy!

2 cups plain flour
1 cup soft brown sugar
1 tbsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp baking soda
150gms butter (softened)
1 egg (beaten)

Mix all dry ingredients together. Add butter and using fingers, combine until a breadcrumb-like texture forms. Mix in beaten egg. Form a ball of dough. Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for 1/2 an hour. Onto a floured board roll out til about a 1/4 inch thick. Cut out into your chosen shapes. Place on a tray and cook in a pre-heated oven at 180deg for 8-10 minutes or golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack and then decorate to your hearts content.

Tips:
If you like more spice increase the ginger (this recipe is quite mild so good for kids tastebuds)
If you think the dough is too wet add a little more flour

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