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Ginger and oat biscuits

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 20 minutes

Skill level



About 15

Not too sweet, these everyday biscuits can be easily adapted: you could add a handful of sultanas or sunflower seeds.

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  • 100g margerine or butter
  • 50g soft brown sugar
  • 1 dessertspoon golden syrup
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 100g porridge oats
  • 1 heaped tsp ground ginger/or more to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 180c. Cover a baking sheet with parchment. In a large saucepan, gently melt the margerine, sugar and golden syrup, stirring all the time. Remove from the heat.

  2. Add to the pan the flour, oats, ground ginger and any variants, such as a handful of raisins or sunflower seeds. Lightly mix. Put dessertspoons of the mix onto the baking sheet and flatten a little.

  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes. They'll continue to firm up on a wire rack.

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7th May, 2020
Took only 7 mins to cook
Shan L
4th Dec, 2018
Excellent recipe I used molasses instead of syrup, and the Irish multi seed porridge oats (contains pumpkin, flax, and sunflower seeds ) Very tasty and healthy !
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7th May, 2020
Good recipe but took less than half time it said to cook and almost burn