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Ginger Biscuits

"My English cousin in Yorkshire sent me this old-fashioned recipe for buttery ginger cookies (or 'biscuits' if you're British). You'll love the taste!"
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40 m servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine biscuit mix or flour, sugar, ginger, soda and salt. Using hands, rub egg into mixture. In a saucepan, warm syrup and butter; stir into batter. Let stand for 3-4 minutes, then knead. Roll heaping teaspoonfuls into small balls. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 325 degrees F for 12-15 minutes. Cookies will flatten and "crackle" when done.

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My first batch, I made as the recipe says and it was kind of tasteless. My second batch, I substituted boysenberry syrup for the corn syrup and that made a great tasting cookie/biscuit. I think ...

With ginger in the name, there ought to have been a definite ginger flavor! This could have used about 3 times the amount of ginger called for. For all the effort, I think I'd prefer to make r...

Just made these with Maple syrup and wished I had of added more ginger - quite delicate flavor and need to be a bit more spicy for my taste. Nice biscuit though!

The cookies turn out good if you let the sit for the 3-4 minutes and knead the dough properly. I used self rising dough and left the soda out and I used 6oz of syrup instead of 4. Everybody lo...