Ginger Cream Molasses Sandwich Cookies

Recipe Rating:
 7 Ratings
Serves: 24
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

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)

The Cook

cindy sandberg Recipe
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Well Seasoned
carlisle, IN (pop. 692)
cindyLs
Member Since Sep 2011
cindy's notes for this recipe:
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!
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Kitchen Crew
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.

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user debbie habell debmutt - Dec 21, 2011
These look tasty, I think I will try them and hand them out on Christmas day. Thanks!
user cindy sandberg cindyLs - Dec 21, 2011
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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jan 18, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kim Biegacki pistachyoo - Jan 18, 2012
Congrat's to you Cindy for winning another blue ribbon. These sound delish and I love crystalized ginger in cookies. Woohooo, I am so happy for you!!!
user cindy sandberg cindyLs - Jan 18, 2012
Thanks, Kim!

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