ALMOND GINGERBREAD COOKIES

Cat Kiselica

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@catkiselica

For the ginger lovers in your life -- a little 'twist' on traditional gingerbread ...


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Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

3 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 stick
butter, softened
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
molasses
1
egg
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1-1/3 c
almonds, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, & salt in large bowl. Beat butter & brown sugar in separate bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light & fluffy.
2
Add molasses, egg, & vanilla; beat well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.
3
Press dough into a thick, flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap & refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
4
Preheat oven to 350°F.
5
Shape dough into 1" balls. Roll in sliced almonds, pressing almonds into dough. Place 2" apart on ungreased baking sheets.
6
Bake 8-10 minutes or just until edges of cookies begin to brown.
7
Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Store in airtight container up to 5 days. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies