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–author of The Love Goddess’ Cooking School!
After devouring your delicious new novel, and inhaling each and every ingredient of your recipes, (that I’ll never be able to recreate, but a girl can dream, can’t she?) I wanted to share my favorite winter cookies–that I believe earn me invites to holiday parties.
Ginger Krinkle Cookies
As I dug out the brown sugar-stained recipe card my mom typed out on an old Olivetti typewriter hundreds of batches ago, I realize I start baking with a happy memory. I love making Ginger Krinkles almost as much as eating them! Almost.
2/3 Cup vegetable oil 2 tsp. baking soda
1 Cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg 1 tsp. cinnamon
4 Tablespoons Molasses 1 tsp. ginger
2 Cups flour additional 1/2 cup granulated sugar for dipping
Mix oil and sugar, add egg and beat. Stir in molasses. Sift dry ingredients together and add to mixture. Drop spoonful of dough into sugar and form balls. Bake at 350 degrees on ungreased cookie sheet for 10-15 minutes.