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!
18 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
- 2-1/2 cups biscuit/baking mix or King Arthur Unbleached Self-Rising Flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- Pinch salt
- 1/2 egg, beaten
- 1/2 cup corn syrup or maple syrup
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- In a bowl, combine baking 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° for 12-15 minutes. Cookies will flatten and
- "crackle" when done. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 140 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.