Ginger Cream Molasses Sandwich Cookies

cindy sandberg Recipe

By cindy sandberg 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!


Recipe Rating:
 7 Ratings
Serves:
24
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking 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)

About this Recipe

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