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December 18th

White Chocolate Kissed Gingerbread Cookies

Mother and child getting their hands dirty while baking

Cookie of the Day

A sweet and creamy twist on a traditional favorite! (Note: this dough requires make-ahead – but easy! – preparation.)

  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Bake Time: 8-10 mins
  • Yield: 30 servings (2 cookies per serving)
Ingredient List
Tools and Supplies
  • 2 Large bowls
  • Electric mixer or whisk
  • Baking sheet
  • Wire racks (for cooling)

Ingredients

To make this cookie recipe, you will need:

Instructions

  1. Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Set aside. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add molasses, egg and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Press dough into a thick flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges of cookies just begin to brown. Immediately press a chocolate candy into center of each cookie. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Store cookies in airtight container up to 5 days.

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