(redirected from Gingernuts)
Also found in: Thesaurus.


A flat brittle cookie spiced with ginger and sweetened with molasses.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(ˈdʒɪn dʒərˌsnæp)

a small, crisp cookie flavored with ginger and molasses.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gingersnap - a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
brandysnap - a gingersnap flavored with brandy
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
They're really a very adult version of the classic gingernut biscuit - which will please my mum, for whom two gingernuts has been her standard breakfast for many years.
Iffraaj has sired three Group 1 winners of seven Group 1 races in 2017, including the Australasian Classic winners Gingernuts and Jon Snow.
4 On a length of foil of around 45cm, sandwich the gingernuts together in a line with the raspberry cream.
Griffin's, a 150-year-old brand, is famous for products such as Gingernuts, MallowPuffs, ToffeePops and ETA potato chips.
Meanwhile James Cowie's business Gingernuts has started selling novelty gingerbread as well as handmade aprons and gifts.
There are more sweet treats on offer from Gingernuts which sells novelty gingerbread.
Established in 1864, Griffins is a popular snack food manufacturer in New Zealand with products like MallowPuffs and Gingernuts enjoying high sales of more than NZ$300 million a year.
Sleep soundly snuggled up in Presence's festive robin pyjama set, PS25, from Debenhams, Add a festive flair to your party dresses by accessorising them with a rocking robin necklace, PS16, from Oliver Bonas, While you wrap the presents, keep the kids occupied with paper-and-string's sew your own robin decoration kit, which costs PS5 from This wool tea cosy comes complete with three twin pack gingernuts and eight English Breakfast tea bags - all you need to do is put the kettle on.
INGREDIENTS: 200g gingernuts, 100g butter, melted, 6 clementines, 100g ful fat soft cream cheses, 500g mascarpone, 300ml double cream, 2 large free-range egg whites, 100g caster sugar, 2tbsp icing sugar METHOD: Line a 20cm square cake tin (or 23cm round tin) with a double layer of baking paper, making high sides.
With the comfort of packet after packet of gingernuts and a morning Scotch mutton pie, I was the goodie two shoes who managed to win.
Far from being keen to retire to a life of tea, gingernuts and Countdown, older workers are the most contented and are more than willing to carry on until they are 70.