Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

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Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Course: Sweets
Sweets Sub-Category: Cookies
I’ve loved Jamie and her cookies at Platine for nearly a decade now. She makes small versions of classic favorites but hands-down our favorite is her chocolate ginger cookie. We’ve modified our chewy ginger to give us a taste of what she whips up. Use freshly grated ginger if you can and throw in as much finely chopped chocolate as you can fit in these.
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Ingredients

  • 2 sticks Butter 8 ounces
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp ginger Freshly grated
  • 1/2 cup Molasses
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vegetable oil
  • 2-2/3 cup Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Coarse sugar such as organic granulated or Turbinado

Instructions

  • Cream the butter, sugar and molasses in the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or in the bowl of a hand-held mixer until light and creamy. Add the eggs and oil and cream until smooth.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, ginger, cocoa powder and salt and mix until just combined.
  • Scoop balls of dough into the coarse sugar and place on parchment paper lined cookie sheets. Bake at 350F until just barely setting up on the edges (about 5-6 minutes). Cool on the cookie sheets and lift off once cooled.