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Ginger Shortbread Cookies


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By qui
Member since 2007

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Ingredients

8 oz. pkg. cream cheese - room temperature
8 oz. unsalted butter - room temperature
1 tsp powdered ginger
6 Tblsp. Minced candied ginger
2 Tblsp. Fresh grated ginger
enough flour to make a rollable dough (approx. 2-3 cups)
1 Cup 10X sugar
Canton Ginger Liquor or Spiced Rum


Preheat oven to 350’


Line cookie sheets with parchment


Beat cheese and butter till fluffy.


Mix all 3 gingers with 1 cup of the flour then add to cheese/butter


Add flour a bit at a time till it comes together in a soft ball. (Try not to have dough too stiff.)


Refrigerate the dough, covered, at least 30 minutes


Roll the dough to 1/8 inch.


Cut dough with round cutter.


Arrange on cookie sheet


Bake 12-15 minutes.


Mix Sugar and ginger liquor


While still warm, drizzle cookies lightly with sugar mix


Pairs Well With


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