Gingerbread cookies served on a wire tray

Gingerbread cookies

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 12 mins plus chilling

Easy

Makes 20 cookies

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal135
  • fat5g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.18g
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Ingredients

  • 120g unsalted butter, softened
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1½ tbsp black treacle
  • 170g soft light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 medium egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 200g plain flour
  • ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…

  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 1½ tsp ground ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 60g golden caster sugar

Method

  1. Beat together the butter, treacle, brown sugar and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add the egg, then beat through all of the remaining dry ingredients apart from the caster sugar. Chill the mixture in the fridge for 1 hr.

  2. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 4. Line two baking sheets with baking parchment. Roll the mixture into 20 even-sized balls (weighing for accuracy, if you like). Tip the caster sugar onto a small plate, then add each ball and roll around to coat. Space each ball out on the baking sheets. Bake for 9-10 mins until golden brown. Leave to cool completely on a wire rack

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Xohaib Khan's picture
Xohaib Khan
28th Sep, 2019
5.05
Wow. Such a yummy recipe. It best goes with Chocolate cake here is the recipe for that. Thanks a lot for this delicious recipe. Cake Here is the link : http://bit.ly/2o4UrpQ
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