Christmas gingerbread men

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Christmas gingerbread men

125g buttery spread*

100g dark soft brown sugar

4tbsp Carnation Condensed Milk

325g plain flour

1tsp bicarbonate of soda

3tsp ground ginger

43g pack Rowntrees Jelly Tots

1 white icing tube

Preheat the oven to 180° (160°C for fan ovens), Gas Mark 4.

Heat the butter and sugar in a saucepan, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Add the condensed milk and stir together.

Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger into a bowl and pour in the syrupy mixture. Start by working the ingredients together with a spoon then with clean hands bring the mixture together into a soft dough.

Roll the gingerbread out on a floured surface to the thickness of a pound coin. Cut gingerbread men out and place onto a baking sheet. Bake the biscuits for about 10 minutes until just golden. Cool completely before decorating with icing and sweets.

Serves
12

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Cake Stall

Level of Difficulty
Easy

These biscuits will keep for about a week in an airtight container. 

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