Ginger Crinkles.

Gignder Crinkles

A recipe from the White House

8 oz (2 sticks) butter, room temperature                                3 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar                                                   1 tsp baking soda

2 whole eggs                                                                                         pinch of salt

1/3 cups molasses                                                                             1 tsp dried ginger                                                 

2 tsp fresh ginger, grated                                                               1 tsp cinnamon

                                                                                                                  1/4 cup granulated sugar (for dipping)

1. Preheat oven to 350 F

2. Beat butter and brown sugar in large mixing bowl until creamy.

3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

4. Add molasses and fresh ginger.

5. Combine flour, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon and salt in a small mixing bowl.

6. Add the flour mixture to large mixing bowl, and stir until combined.

7. Use a small spoon to scoop cookies into small balls, dip in 1/4 cup of granulated sugar and place on parchment-lined baking sheet sugar side up.

8. Bake at 350 F for 12 minutes, or less if you like them chewy.

9. Remove from oven and allow cookies to rest for 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.

Yields 30-36 cookies.

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