Ginger Cookies Recipe

Ginger Cookies Recipe

If your children enjoy cooking with you, mixing and rolling the dough, or cutting out different shapes, this is the ideal recipe to let them practice on.

Ingredients : Makes 16

115 g

115 g

A pinch

Few drops

175 g

15 g

10 ml

Soft brown sugar

Soft margarine


Vanilla essence

Whole-meal flour

Cocoa, sifted

Ground ginger

A little milk

Glace icing and glace cherries, to decorate

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 190oC/375oF/Gas 5.
  • Cream the sugar, margarine, salt and vanilla essence together until very soft and light.
  • Work in the flour, cocoa and ginger, adding a little milk, if necessary, to bind the mixture.
  • Knead lightly on a floured surface until smooth.
  • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to about 5 mm thick. Stamp out shapes using biscuits cutters and place on baking sheets.
  • Bake the coolies for 10-15 minutes, leave to cool on the baking sheets until firm, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Decorate with the glace icing and glace cherries.

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