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Gingerbread Snowball Cookies

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Christmas is wrapped up into one bite with this Gingerbread Snowball Cookie.  Sweet, spicy and coated in powdered sugar, you are going to love this cookie for your holiday gatherings.  

Ingredients

GIngerbread Snowball Cookie Dough
2 ¼ Cup All Purpose Flour
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ground Ginger
1 Cup Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
½ Cup Light Brown Sugar
1 Tablespoon Molasses
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 

Powdered Sugar Coating
1 Cup Powdered Sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare two baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, cinnamon and ginger; set aside 
  3. In a mixing bowl with paddle attachment, combine the unsalted butter and light brown sugar; cream together until smooth 
  4. Add the molasses and the vanilla extract to the butter mixture and mix until fully combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl in between 
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix to combine
  6. Using a 1 tablespoon scoop, scoop the cookie dough into balls and place on the prepared baking sheet
  7. Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies starts to turn a light golden color 
  8. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool completely before dredging them in powdered sugar
  9. Once the cookies are cooled, toss each cookie in powdered sugar and place on a serving platter or in a container
  10. Cookies will last for one week in an airtight container

Makes 28-30 Cookies 

 

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