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Unique Dessert Recipe: White Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Written by Terra's Kitchen | Tue, Aug 4, '15

Is there anything that brings you back to being a kid more than a gooey, chewy homemade chocolate chip cookie? In honor of National Chocolate Chip cookie Day, we added a big fresh ginger kick to a creamy white chocolate chip and baked it up in the form of a chewy irresistible cookie. You might want to make a little extra time for the gym!

White Chocolate Ginger Cookies


This recipe for chewy cookies with a ginger kick makes: 
2 dozen big/over indulged cookies
4 dozen smaller/less decadent cookies

Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs, room temperature

1 teaspoon vanilla paste, can substitute vanilla extract

2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger (we suggest using a microplane)

11 ounces white chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350º F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, ginger, salt and baking soda.

In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, or using a hand mixer cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing until fully combined. Add in the vanilla paste and ginger, mixing until just combined. Gradually add in the flour mixture 1 cup at a time. Add the white chocolate chips.

Drop by the heaping tablespoon full onto the prepared baking sheet and bake until lightly golden (12-15 minutes), cookies will appear still slightly soft in the middle, but will set up firmly as they cool. (Note: For smaller less decadent cookies use a teaspoon measure and bake for 8-10 minutes). Using a spatula, remove cookies from the parchment to cool. Repeat with the remaining cookie dough.

If you want to try another unique dessert recipe, check out our homemade tootsie roll treats!

 

 

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