Friday, March 14, 2008

Ultimate Ginger Cookie

If you like ginger snaps- you'll adore this recipe! This is Ina Garten's recipe from Barefoot Contessa at Home. AMAZING!!!

Ultimate Ginger Cookie

2 1/2 c. flour
1 t. soda
2 t. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 t. ground cloves
1/2 t. ground nutmeg
1/2 t. ground ginger
1/4 t. salt
1 c. dark brown sugar, packed
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1/3 c. molasses
1 egg
1 1/4 c. chopped crystallized ginger
granulated sugar, for rolling the cookies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In large bowl, sift flour baking soda, spices and salt.
In separate bowl, beat brown sugar, oil and molasses on medium speed. Turn to low and add egg, beat for one more minute. With mixer on low, slowly add dry ingredients. When combined, add crystallized ginger and stir. Roll dough into 2" balls. Lightly flatten. Press both sides in granulated sugar. Bake approx. 13 minutes. Cookies will be cracked on top and soft inside.

1 comment:

Sarah said...

I've had molasses in my cabinet for the last 6 months thinking I was going to make a cookie like this. You've given me a reason to use some! Thanks.