Soft Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies and Giveaway Time!
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Recipe type: Holiday Baking
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Serves: 12
 
Soft chewy chocolate gingerbread perfect for your favorite holiday cut out.
Ingredients
  • 1 large egg at room temp
  • ¾ cup of molasses
  • 1 tsp of Rodelle vanilla extract
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 stick of room temp salted butter
  • 2 tbsp of Rodelle cocoa powder
  • 2¼ cups of flour plus more for the cut outs
  • 1½ tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tbsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp of ground ginger
  • ½ tbsp of ground nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a mixture whip the butter and sugars for 3-5 minutes until pale and airy
  3. Add in the vanilla, egg, and molasses
  4. Mix in the cocoa powder
  5. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and spices
  6. Add in slowly until fully incorporated
  7. If using a standing mixture make sure to scrap the bottom in between mixing
  8. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 15 minutes
  9. Lightly flour your working space and roll out the dough to ½ inch
  10. Cut out the shapes you choose and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  11. Bake for 6-8 minutes until set and very lightly browned
  12. Cool on the baking sheet before moving
  13. Decorate once fully cooled
  14. If you want them dipped in chocolate just melt down your favorite chocolate without anything added
  15. Dip and let dry chocolate side up
  16. Flip and decorate
Recipe by Kellie Rice Cakes at http://kelliericecakes.com/soft-chocolate-gingerbread-cookies-and-giveaway-time/