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A Christmas must! Gingerbread biscuits are an easy to make treat and one that all of the family can enjoy over the festive period.
Try our Gingerbread recipe below and fill your home with the sweet smell of Christmas. Serve your homemade cookies up on matching Christmas Biscuits plates.
75g unsalted butter
100g light brown soft sugar
100g golden syrup
225g plain flour, plus extra to dust
2tsp ground ginger
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
8cm gingerbread (or your favourite cookie) cutter
In a pan, heat the butter, sugar and golden syrup on a low heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves then set aside to cool.
Combine the flour, ginger and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl and mix. Make a well in the centre and pour in the butter mixture then stir to combine.
Using your hands, bring together to form a dough and knead until smooth. Wrap and chill for 15min to firm slightly.
Line 2 large baking sheets with baking parchment. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 3mm thickness. Using your cookie cutter, stamp out shapes, re-rolling and repeat.
Transfer to the prepared baking sheet spaced apart. Chill for 30min.
Preheat oven to 190°C (170°C fan) mark 5. Bake the biscuits for 10min. Leave to cool for 5min on the sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.