Set oven to 450℉ (230℃).
Grease baking sheets. Melt the butter, syrup and sugar together in a saucepan over a very gentle heat.
Stir in the flour, ground ginger and the brandy.
Beat together for about 5 minutes.
Drop small teaspoonsful on to the baking sheet, spaced well apart.
Bake for 5 minutes until pale golden brown in colour.
Roll immediately, while still hot, around the greased handle of a large wooden spoon.
Set aside to cool.