Ginger Shortbread Cookies
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CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese - room temperature
  • 8 oz. unsalted butter - room temperature
  • 1 tsp powdered ginger
  • 6 Tblsp. Minced candied ginger
  • 2 Tblsp. Fresh grated ginger
  • enough flour to make a rollable dough (approx. 2-3 cups)
  • 1 Cup 10X sugar
  • Canton Ginger Liquor or Spiced Rum
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350’
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment
  3. Beat cheese and butter till fluffy.
  4. Mix all 3 gingers with 1 cup of the flour then add to cheese/butter
  5. Add flour a bit at a time till it comes together in a soft ball. (Try not to have dough too stiff.)
  6. Refrigerate the dough, covered, at least 30 minutes
  7. Roll the dough to 1/8 inch.
  8. Cut dough with round cutter.
  9. Arrange on cookie sheet
  10. Bake 12-15 minutes.
  11. Mix Sugar and ginger liquor
  12. While still warm, drizzle cookies lightly with sugar mix