Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1 dozen cookies

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  • 1 stuck unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger or ½ tablespoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the butter, ginger, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and molasses in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until it becomes light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Reduce the mixer speed to low. Slowly stir in the dry ingredients until mixed.
  5. Add the chocolate chips and stir just until combined.
  6. Roll the dough into 1½-inch balls and place 1-inch apart on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake the cookies until cracks begin to form on the top, about 15 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet.
  8. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies


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