Gingerbread Snickerdoodles

Gingerbread Snickerdoodles

Makes 24 cookies 3 inch cookies

Ingredients
1-1/2 stick butter
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup molasses
1-3/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/8 tsp ground cloves

Cinnamon Sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. In a stand mixer cream butter with brown sugar, and granulated sugar until well combined. 
  3. Beat in egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract and molasses until fluffy. 
  4. Mix in dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, allspice, ginger, cinnamon and cloves) until well combined. 
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  6. Using a 1 oz ice cream scoop or a cookie scoop to scoop cookie dough.
  7. Roll cookie dough ball in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Place cookie dough ball on prepared baking sheet.  Space balls of cookie dough evenly on baking sheet. 
  9. Bake for 7 minutes, and then spin the baking sheet, and bake for another 6 or 7 minutes.
  10. Let them sit on the baking pan for 2 minutes before removing to cooling rack.

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