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Ginger Shortbread Cookies

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Ingredients You'll Need

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

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