Ginger nuts are one of the favorites around Christmas. Some fill 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!

Measurements and Ingredients


250g butter
250g sugar
1 dl. heavy cream
1/2 tsp. cardamom
1/2 tsp. ground pepper
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. Baking powder
500g white flour

Addition Information

Servings: 24 servings

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Baking time: 30 minutes

Total time: 60 minutes
Baking Temperature:
210o Celcius
410o Fahrenheit


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

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