Peppernoten

Gingerbread biscuits Lou
Peppernoten Recipe
Yield about 600g and (pending on how big is your bite size) about 150 little ones.
Your kids can help up with rolling the dough into balls.
Otherwise it can take up to 30 mins to get it all done on your own.
Time consuming but fun with kids and cost way less than store bought.
350g flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
125g cold butter (cut into little cubes)
100g brown sugar
1 egg
3 tbsp appelstroop (Ekoland)
1.  Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon into a big bowl.  Mix well.  Add in butter and rub it into the mixture until it is well combined and looks like breadcrumb.  Now tip in sugar and mix well.
2.  Beat the egg in a bowl and add in appelstroop.  Mix everything together.  It will look lumpy because of the dense appelstroop but don’t worry.  Add this into the flour mixture and knead everything together until it is one lump.  This will take a few minutes.  Tip it out into your work surface and knead until soft, even and smooth.  Wrap in clingfilm and put into fridge for about 20 minutes.
3.  Preheat oven to 180C.  Prepare two baking trays with parchment paper.
4.  Remove dough.  Divide into two and put one back into the fridge with clingfilm.  Divide first half of the dough into four parts and roll into long strips.  Call in your kids and cut each strip into sections about a marble size and ask your kids to roll into balls.  Pop them onto baking trays leaving a gap between them.  Then lightly press done to give a flat bottom.  Remove other half of the dough from fridge and repeat.
5.  Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly brown.  It is ready if the top side is hard and when turned over it is golden brown.  Let cool on tray for another 5 minutes.  Done and enjoy!

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