Double Ginger Cookies

Leslie Speed Dutton

By
@leslieann1968

Here is another Christmas favorite that I got from a creamery. Every family has to have a great ginger cookie in their mix of Christmas cookies.


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Serves:

5 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks)
2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 Tbsp
salt
1 1/4 c
sugar + additional sugar for coating
1/4 c
molasses
1 large
egg
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
3 Tbsp
finely minced fresh ginger root

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375°F.
2
Cream butter, ginger, salt and 1¼ cups sugar. Blend in molasses and egg. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; blend into the mix. Stir in minced ginger. (Chill dough slightly if desired for ease of handling and to reduce spread.)
3
Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar to coat, then arrange approximately 2-inches apart on a buttered baking sheet.
4
Bake 10 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes before transferring to racks to finish cooling. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Ginger