Cake & Cookie Recipes > Gingernut Cookies

How to make Gingernut cookies:
A classic cookie recipe from England. Easy to make and delicious.


Gingernut Cookies
2 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 tablespoons brown sugar
2 1/2 generous tablespoons black treacle
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
3 1/2 generous tablespoons butter
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Sift the flour and spices into a mixing bowl.
- Add the sugar.
- Put the butter and treacle into a saucepan and warm until melted.
- Add the bicarbonate of soda to the butter and treacle mix.
- Pour enough of the treacle and butter mixture into the flour and spice mix to make a stiff dough.
- Roll the dough into small balls about as big as walnuts.
- Place on a greased baking tray, well spaced out.
- Bake at 160 degrees centigrade (see temperature conversions) for about 14 minutes.