Oaty ginger cookies

    1 hour 30 min

    If you love ginger, you will love these cookies. They are flavoured with ground ginger, crystallised ginger, oats and peanut butter. Enjoy with a big mug of tea or coffee.

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    Makes: 24 cookies

    • 115g butter
    • 100g margarine
    • 260g peanut butter
    • 220g dark brown soft sugar
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 200g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 80g porridge oats
    • 90g chopped crystallised ginger

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine, butter, dark brown soft sugar and caster sugar. Beat in the eggs, peanut butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and ground ginger, stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the oats and ginger. Drop heaped spoons of the batter onto ungreased baking trays.
    3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown. Remove from the baking tray to cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container when cool.

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    Lovely recipe - they taste super, and were very easy to make.  -  21 May 2011


    This recipe was so easy with excellent instructions. The cookies lasted well in an airtight box. A success even for this novice cook!  -  30 Jan 2013


    No doubt the *** BEST *** cookies I have ever made !!! I added the spice ginger, but omitted the crystallized ginger. Then I added chopped walnuts. WOW - these are fantastic!!!!  -  01 Mar 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)