- STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 180c/350f/gas mark 4. Grease to baking trays.
- STEP 2
Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl and sift ginger , cinnamon and biscarb soda on the top.
- STEP 3
Chop the butter into small pieces and use your fingers to rub it in to the flour until the mixture is like fine bread crumbs.
- STEP 4
Stir in the sugar and anything you want to add , like sweets. Beat the egg in a small bowl and combine the syrup.
- STEP 5
Add the egg and syrup mixture to the flour and sugar and mix together well. Use your hands to squeeze the mixture in to the dough.
- STEP 6
Sprinkle some flour on to the work top and roll the dough until its half a centimetre thick. Use cookie cutters to cut any shape you want. Gently place them on to the baking trays.
- STEP 7
Continue until all the dough is used up , then place the trays in the oven and bake for 10 - 15 minutes until golden brown.
- STEP 8
Leave to cool then decorate with icing pens and sprinkles if you want to.
- STEP 9