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Spooky bones biscuits recipe

Spooky bones biscuits recipe

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Have fun with the kids and make a batch of these spooky bone biscuits to scare your family and friends this Halloween! See method

  • Serves 12
  • 15 mins to prepare and 12 mins to cook, 20 mins to cool
  • 238 calories / serving
  • Freezable


  • 350g plain flour
  • 1tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 2tsp ground ginger
  • 100g butter
  • 175g brown sugar
  • 4tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 beaten egg

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    8g 11%
  • Saturates

    4g 22%
  • Sugars

    19g 21%
  • Salt

    0.2g 4%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 41.6g Protein 3.5g Fibre 1.3g


  1. Sift the plain flour, mix 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda, 2 tsp ground ginger together.
  2. Rub in 100g butter then add 175g brown sugar, 4tbsp golden syrup and 1 beaten egg. Mix to form a soft dough. Roll out and stamp out 12 gingerbread men.
  3. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake at Gas Mark 5, 190ºC, fan 170ºC for 10-12mins. Leave to cool.
  4. Get the kids to decorate these gingerbread men biscuits using tubes of ready-made white and black icing to look like skeletons.

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