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Cookies, Revisited

It being Teacher Appreciation Week at Joey’s school, we spent the evening making cookies.  We of course made molasses crinkles (“ginger cookies” to the uninitiated), trying both the Grandma’s Molasses recipe amount of ginger, and our modified version.  It was unanimously agreed that our version was superior (also, we use butter instead of shortening, because … Continue reading »

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

PrintChocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients2 cups Ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons good-quality vanilla extract (not imitation) 2 1/4 cups unsifted flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup pecans 1/3 to 1 tsp ground cayenne pepperInstructionsHeat … Continue reading »

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Cooking With Joey

We made molasses crinkles with the five-year-old last weekend.  We basically followed the recipe, but with the following changes: Step 5.5: notice that the dough is very dry.  Realize you forgot the ginger.  (How in the world did you forget ginger?!?)  Grate it quickly and add it to the bowl.  Ah, much better. Step 6: … Continue reading »

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Molasses Crinkles

PrintMolasses Crinkles Ingredients350g all-purpose flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground clove 1/2 tsp ground allspice 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3 Tbsp grated ginger root 200g brown sugar 1 egg 175g molasses 1/2 stick butter, softened Demerara sugar (for sanding)InstructionsPreheat oven to 350°. Add dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl … Continue reading »

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