Ginger biscuits on wire cooling rack

Ginger biscuit recipes

13 Recipes

Use fresh or ground ginger in our top-rated ginger biscuit recipes. Try easy, everyday biscuits or our elaborate Christmas gingerbread bakes.

Ginger biscuits


(59 ratings)

Use fresh and ground ginger to make these moreish biscuits. They're perfect served with a cuppa for afternoon tea, or as a treat anytime...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced lemon & ginger biscuits


(7 ratings)

Bake these grown-up gingerbread biscuits, spiced with black pepper and stem ginger. They're perfect after dinner with an iced shot of limoncello or a hot toddy...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Double ginger cookies


(20 ratings)

If you love ginger nuts, you'll love these American-style spiced biscuits with chunks of stem ginger, dipped in dark chocolate
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Gingerbread cookies


(13 ratings)

Put your feet up and enjoy these moreish gingerbread cookies with a cuppa, made with aromatic cloves, ginger, cinnamon and rich black treacle
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread man


(91 ratings)

Even the smallest hands can help make these gingerbread men – perfect for Christmas. You can use raisins, sultanas or Smarties to decorate...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Angry biscuits


(4 ratings)

The antidote to rainbow foods. Take all your stress out on the dough then chop it into shards, throw chocolate at it and give it a kick of chilli and ginger
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & ginger shortbread


(22 ratings)

This zesty teatime shortbread from BBC Good Food reader Jo Foster has a beautiful crumbly texture, plus zingy lemon and warming ginger flavour
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Choc & ginger dippers


(0 ratings)

Have some leftover gingerbread dough? Bake it into biscuit fingers for dunking into hot drinks after a meal
  • 7 mins
  • Easy

Vegan gingerbread people


(14 ratings)

Switch the butter for coconut oil, eggs for chia and use chickpea water in royal icing to make these easy, totally vegan Christmas gingerbread biscuits
  • 42 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas cinnamon biscuits


(37 ratings)

These Christmas cookies are great for getting the kids involved in cooking, and they will look great on the tree too
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Gingerbread stained glass biscuits


(3 ratings)

Bake these pretty gingerbread biscuits with a stained glass centre as treats at Christmas time with the kids. They make great presents for friends and family
  • 46 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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