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Ginger Nuts


Ginger nuts is one of the favorites around Christmas. Some fill a jars with them and give them as Christmas presents.
They are super easy to make, and it goes quite quickly to make a hundred cookies. Maybe fill the cookie jar at your workplace with these cookies for a change!



European Measurements

250g butter
250g sugar
1 dl. heavy cream
½ tsp. cardamom
½ ground pepper
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. baking soda
500g white flour


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  1. Add sugar and butter to a mixer bowl
  2. Mix it at full speed for at least 5 minutes
  3. Add in all the spices, heavy cream, baking soda and baking powder.
  4. Add in the white flour as last ingredient and start the mixer on low speed.
  5. When you have a good consistent dough you can stop the mixer and take the dough out of the bowl.
  6. Split dough into 4 large pieces.
  7. Start with rolling one piece of dough into a long tick line. And spilt this into inch thick pieces.
  8. Roll these small pieces into round balls
  9. Now place them on a baking sheet with baking paper under.
  10. Finish with pressing them down with two fingers.
  11. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  12. They’ll burn at the bottom first so don’t let them bake for longer than suggested time.

Oven Temperature

210o Celsius

410o Fahrenheit



Summary Spiced Xmas cookies is a great addition to your Christmas bakes. This goes perfect in a workmates cookie jar, and will stay good all through December.


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