Gingernuts

JR Mattsen

By
@nzJen

Alison Holst cookbooks are very well known in New Zealand. My first ever recipe book was one of hers & I now have both of her compendiums. I still turn to her recipes first because I know they work.
This is my tweeked version of her gingernuts, which I've been making for 30 years.

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Serves:
24
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

100 g
butter
1 Tbsp
golden syrup (rounded)
1 c
sugar
2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
vanilla essence
1
large egg
1 3/4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda

Step-By-Step

1Beat butter until it is creamy (soften in the microwave for 20 seconds if its hard). Add the sugar & cream together (about 3 minutes).
2Add golden syrup, egg & vanilla essence. Beat.
3Sift in flour, ginger & baking soda. Beat to combine.
4Use a 1 Tablespoon measure to scoop out dough & roll into balls.
Place on a lined baking sheet, 2" apart to allow for spreading.
Flatten with a fork (you want them about 1cm thick)
5Bake at 180C for around 10 minutes or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Australian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Biscuits