Triple Ginger Cookies
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Crispy ginger cookies made with powdered ginger, fresh ginger and crystallized ginger.
Ingredients
  • Triple Ginger Cookies (Half Batch)
  • 1 cup all purpose flour (4.5 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 scant teaspoon salt**
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening (preferably non-hydrogenated)
  • 2 tablespoons mild-flavored (light) molasses
  • 2 tablespoons lightly beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
  • Turbinado sugar for rolling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment. Whisk first 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Using electric mixer, beat sugar and shortening in large bowl until fluffy. Beat in molasses, egg, and fresh ginger. Stir in crystallized ginger, then dry ingredients.
  2. Fill small shallow bowl with raw sugar. Using moist hands, shape 1 teaspoonful dough into ball; roll in raw sugar. Place on prepared sheet. Repeat with remaining dough, spacing cookies 2 inches apart. Bake cookies until golden and dry-looking, about 15 minutes. Cool on sheets.
Notes
Not sure of the yield on this one.
Recipe by Cookie Madness at http://www.cookiemadness.net/2010/12/triple-ginger-cookies/