Soft Ginger Snickerdoodle Cookies
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Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 30
 
Ingredients
  • Ginger Dough:
  • ½ cup soft butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ginger
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Snickerdoodle Dough:
  • ½ cup soft butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • For rolling cookies:
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • pinch of ginger
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Ginger Dough: Cream butter and sugars, then add egg, vanilla and molasses. In small bowl mix cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, salt, flour and soda. Slowly add to butter mixture. Set aside.
  3. Snickerdoodle Dough: (in a new bowl) Cream butter and sugar together, then add eggs and vanilla. In small bowl, mix flour, soda, tartar and salt. Add to butter mixture. Set aside.
  4. In small bowl mix sugar, cinnamon and ginger together.
  5. Take one tablespoon of ginger dough and one tablespoon of snickerdoodle dough and smash them together and roll into a ball, then roll into the sugar mixture and place and baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 for 10-12 mins.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at https://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2017/12/22/soft-ginger-snickerdoodle-cookies/