This gingerbread men biscuits recipe is quick, simple, and a great one for the kids to help out with. This recipe yields 12 scrumptious gingerbread biscuits, making them great lunch box fillers, breaktime snacks, or after school bites. Plus, these golden syrup-infused gingerbread folk make the most scrumptious additions to any party or picnic – just make sure there are enough to go round!
Gingerbread Men Biscuits Recipe
Follow this simple 4-step gingerbread biscuits recipe to create the softest, chewiest, and most delicious gingerbread folk you’ve ever tasted!
Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.
Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger. Add the butter and rub in to make fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the Tate & Lyle Light Soft Brown Cane Sugar.
Beat together the Lyle’s Golden Syrup, the egg and milk. Stir into the dry ingredients and mix to a dough. Turn out onto floured surface and knead until smooth.
Roll out and use a gingerbread cutter to cut out 12 gingerbread men and transfer onto 2 baking trays. Decorate the biscuits with the dried fruit to make the faces and bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes. Once cooled, decorate with glacé icing and hundreds and thousands.
Feel free to get creative when decorating your gingerbread biscuits. If you’re not a huge fan of hundreds and thousands, there are plenty of yummy gummy sweets you could use instead. If you're making these gingerbread biscuits for Christmas, why don't you check out our Gingerbread Christmas Tree biscuits recipe too and create the ultimate selection of whimsically-shaped goodies! If you liked this gingerbread men biscuit recipe, don’t forget to pass it along to your family and friends!
Ingredients – 11 items
Light soft brown sugar
Cold unsalted butter, cubed
Lyle’s Golden Syrup
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