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Mega Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robyn Viviano

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c chopped crystallized ginger
3/4 c sugar
6 T butter
1/4 c molasses
1 lg. egg
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 t. baking soda
1 t. ground ginger
3/4 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a food processor (or blender) whirl ginger and 1/3 c of the sugar until ginger is finely ground. Remove
from food processor.

2. Put butter and 1/3 c of then sugar in food processor (or bowl) and whirl (or beat with mixer) until fluffy

3. Add ginger mixture, molasses, and egg and whirl to mix.

4. Mix flour, soda, ground ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to butter mixture: whirl to blend well.

5. Cover dough and chill until firm to the touch - about 1 hour.

6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and coat in remaining sugar. Place balls 2 to 3 inches apart on nonstick
or oiled baking sheets.

7. Bake in a 350 over until slightly darker brown, 11 to 12 minutes total. Switch pan positions after about
6 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 4 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 mins. plus chill time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I originally found this recipe in Sunset Magazine and changed it a little. It's become my go-to cookie recipe because it's so easy and delicious.
Enjoy!
Robyn

 

 

 

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