Black Dog Ginger Cookies

The signature ginger cookies from the famous Black Dog Bakery on Martha’s Vineyard are spiced up with fresh cinnamon and cloves, and molasses adds an even deeper richness. Ginger, believed to have anti-inflammatory effects, is an immune booster: perfect for cold season.   — AARP

 

Black Dog Ginger Cookies
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Recipes: Desserts
Ingredients
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1½ cups canola oil
  • 3 cups granulated sugar, plus 1 cup for rolling dropped cookie dough
  • ¾ cup molasses
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 5¼ teaspoons baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 7 cups pastry flour
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix the fresh ginger with one-half cup of the oil in a food processor until well-minced.
  3. In a large mixing bowl blend 3 cups of the sugar, molasses and eggs.
  4. Strain the minced ginger/oil mixture, reserving the liquid. Add this liquid, plus the remaining cup of oil to the egg mixture and blend until smooth.
  5. In a separate bowl mix together the salt, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, and flour.
  6. Add the dry mix to the wet mix and blend well.
  7. Either line your cookie sheets with parchment paper, or grease with butter.
  8. Scoop the cookie dough by teaspoonfuls and roll in the reserved cup of granulated sugar.
  9. Place on prepared cookie sheets and bake for about eight to twelve minutes, just until the tops crack and the cookies are flat.
  10. Cool completely on wire racks.
Notes
The Fit Mom Fit Kids Club has adapted this recipe with lighter, organic ingredients. Check out their version, here. Per serving (2 cookies): 218 calories, 1g saturated fat, 37g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 0g fiber, 217mg sodium

November 25, 2014 |

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