here at Amazon.com and here at Sur La Table. You can also make the cookies without the chips and they will still have plenty of spicy flavor from the the ground ginger, ground cloves, and ground cinnamon.
Maple Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread I was hooked on the chocolate and spice combo.
Chocolate Ginger Cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Keywords: bake dessert ginger chocolate cookie
Ingredients (36 cookies)
- 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar (plus 1/4 cup for rolling dough in)
- 1/4 cup dark molasses
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 cup Crystallized Ginger Chips
Preheat oven to 375º F.
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and cocoa.
In a stand mixer cream together the butter and sugar. Then add the molasses, egg, and milk.
Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
Add the ginger chips and mix until all incorporated.
Chill the dough for about an hour. Then with cookie scoop measure out dough and roll into balls.
Next roll the balls of dough into granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake 10 minutes at 375º F. Remove from the oven and place on cooling racks until completely cooled.
Grab a glass of cold milk and a couple of cookies and enjoy!
(Recipe adapted from The Ginger People)
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