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Twinkling Ginger Stars Recipe

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This recipe for Twinkling Ginger Stars, by , is from The Anderson / Farinella Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nonni Rose
Added: Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/4 cups sugar
1 cup butter
1 egg
3 tbs. dark corn syrup or molasses
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar and butter in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Add eggs, corn syrup,
and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).
Reduce speed to low; add remaining ingredients
EXCEPT--powdered sugar. Beat until well mixed(1 to 2 minutes).

Divide dough into thirds. Shape each third into a round ball; flatten to 1/2 inch thickness. Wrap in food wrap. Refrigerate until firm (1 to 2 hours) or up to 3 days.

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface, 1/3 at a time(keeping remaining dough refrigerated) to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with 3 to 4 inch star cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until set. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely. Sift powered sugar over cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yields 6 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour and 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ice cream sandwiches can be made with these cookies. (the editor says "Yummmmy" :)

 

 

 

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