These gingerbread biscuits, or lebkuchen, are typical Christmas treats in Germany.  Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel, the wicked witch and that tempting sweet-and-spicy gingerbread house? The German authors of that fairy tale, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, started the fashion for gingerbread shapes decorated with icing in the early 1800s.

Gingerbread biscuits

These gingerbread biscuits, or lebkuchen, are typical Christmas treats in Germany. Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel, the wicked witch and that tempting sweet-and-spicy gingerbread house? The German authors of that fairy tale, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, started the fashion for gingerbread shapes decorated with icing in the early 1800s.

Why not make this quick and simple gingerbread biscuit recipe with the kids this weekend? You don't have to stick to the usual gingerbread men - you could cut it it into whatever shape you like. This gingerbread recipe is tangy and delicious

Gingerbread

Why not make this quick and simple gingerbread biscuit recipe with the kids this weekend? You don't have to stick to the usual gingerbread men - you could cut it it into whatever shape you like. This gingerbread recipe is tangy and delicious

Hemsley And Hemsley: Gingernut Biscuits (almonds, ginger, sea salt, lemon, and maple)

Hemsley And Hemsley: Gingernut Biscuits

It’s your turn to wow the foodies with these crafty biscuits perched atop the rim of their mug. Whip up a batch in no time!

It’s your turn to wow the foodies with these crafty biscuits perched atop the rim of their mug. Whip up a batch in no time!

Gingerbread Biscuit Bites are an easy, delicious sweet treat for your holiday breakfasts!

Gingerbread Biscuit Bites - A Holiday Breakfast

gingerbread recipe A good recipe to use with children – the dough can cope with lots of handling by the children and the finished biscuits will still turn out OK.

Gingerbread recipe

gingerbread recipe A good recipe to use with children – the dough can cope with lots of handling by the children and the finished biscuits will still turn out OK.

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