Ginger Cream Molasses Sandwich Cookies

cindy sandberg

By
@cindyLs

I LOVE molasses cookies. Was trying to come up with a way to make them more "special" for the holidays and thought of sandwich cookies. The cream filling is not too sweet and the crystallized ginger the perfect special touch!

Rating:
★★★★★ 7 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The combination of flavors in these cookie is just sooo good! Each cookie also has a lovely crystalline coating that is sure to brighten anyone's day. The Kitchen Crew - including yours truly - couldn't stop eating them.

Ingredients

COOKIES

3/4 c
butter
3/4 c
packed brown sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
molasses
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
pumpkin pie spice (or 3/4 tsp ginger and 1/4 tsp nutmeg)
turbinado sugar for rolling (regular granulated sugar can be used, but the turbinado is prettier and tastier)

CREAM FILLING

1 c
mascarpone cheese
1 c
whipping cream
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp
finely chopped crystalized ginger (to taste)

Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American