Double Ginger Cookies

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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

How to Make Double Ginger Cookies

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.

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About Double Ginger Cookies

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



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