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Gingerbread Clanger biscuits

Did you have a favourite tv programme when you were a child? I loved the Clangers and Rentaghost and I’m glad the Clangers are still around for my children to enjoy. My  5 year old loves Tiny, Small and Major and somehow an episode of the Clangers has made it into his bedtime routine.

I thought I should whip up some gingerbread Clanger biscuits for him as an after school treat. I used the light gingerbread recipe from Gingerbread Wonderland which I also used for our Gingerbread Iron Golem biscuits and copied a picture from one my son’s books for the template.

clangers gingerbread biscuits

The dough made lots of biscuits! I transferred them to the baking tray, chilled them in the freezer for a bit before baking them according to the recipe.

clangers gingerbread biscuits

This gingerbread recipe is really good and I would totally recommend the book. I added some gingerbread stars as those Clangers just love looking at them! You can see the dough has a lovely colour and the biscuits rose ever so slightly  whilst baking.

clangers gingerbread biscuits

When they were out of the oven I had a slight panic that my son wouldn’t recognise them. I think the shape of those ears is pretty recognisable but you know how damming a 5 year old can be. My icing skills are not up to much but I drew around each biscuit with pink icing – I’m not sure if that really helped or not!

clangers gingerbread biscuits

They didn’t last long so I presume the children liked them. I definitely enjoyed baking them so it won’t be long before I try something else.

You may also be interested in our other Clangers posts:

Clangers Squeeze and Whistle Plush

Clangers Home Planet Playset review

Clangers the Brilliant Surprise Book

Clangers planet play scene

Clangers sun catchers

Clangers returns to tv

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    Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy
    February 5, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    These are so cute. I bet my niece would love to make these with me.

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    fashion-mommy
    February 6, 2016 at 12:10 am

    Such a cute idea. Loved The Clangers when I was young.

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