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Chocolate and Ginger Cookies

By Sophie Loves Food www.sophielovesfood.com

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Chocolate and Ginger Cookies

The dough can be frozen before cooking, for an emergency cookie fix at a later date. A great recipe to bake with the family.

Ingredients

2 cups plain flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon salt

8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

2/3 cups golden caster sugar

1 egg

2 tablespoons milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup Mackays Ginger Preserve

Made with
Ginger Preserve

Method

  1. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, ginger and salt.
  2. With a paddle attachment on a stand mixer, beat the butter on a medium speed until light and creamy.
  3. Add the egg and beat for 2 more minutes.
  4. Mix in the milk and vanilla in until just combined.
  5. On a low speed, beat in the ginger preserve before finally adding all of the dry ingredients and mixing only until they are incorporated.
  6. Fold in some chocolate chips and left the dough to chill on a lined baking tray in the fridge for a few hours.
  7. Bake at 190 degrees Celsius for 12 - 15 minutes.

Time: 25 mins

Makes: 12 cookies

Difficulty: Easy

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