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Ginger Bread Cookies

  • 5oz plain flour
  • 2tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp baking soda
  • 1/4tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 6oz soft butter
  • 5oz brown sugar
  • 3 tsp globs of black syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • soft brown granulated sugar
  • 200g chocolate

First of all, my christmas gingerbread snacks. Damn addictive! This recipe makes a load so be generous and share or the christmas gut will re-appear!This recipe was taken from an american blog: Beware it’s american.


  1. Mix together; flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Leave to the side.
  2. In electric mixer add sugar and butter, then add black syrup, egg and vanilla.
  3. Gradually add flour mix on low speed.
  4. Rap up the dough in cling film and put in fridge for 4hrs.
  5. Turn oven onto 180°c.
  6. Roll dough into balls and roll in the soft brown sugar. Then push in a nice size chunk chocolate into the top.
  7. Put in oven for 8-10min.


  1. Caramelised ginger version is pretty good. Add sliced caramelised ginger into the dough before fridge. Add extra tsp of ginger and leave out the chocolate.
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