Happy Holidays everyone!! Things have been a bit quiet over here, since I’ve been struggling with the flu recently. Thankfully, I’m over the worst of it now (so the doctor says!).
My last Holiday recipe for the year is this one for Triple Ginger Cookies, and oh MAN are they good. Like my Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies (noticing a theme here?), I’ve been making these ginger cookies for many years now. The dry ingredients are laced with ground ginger, the wet ingredients with fresh ginger, and the finished dough is studded with a sizable amount of crystallized ginger. Star anise, lemon zest and blackstrap molasses all pair beautifully with ginger, creating warming depth of flavor. These glittering little nuggets are crispy on the outside, and tender and caky on the inside. Each bite packs a pleasant burn (from the crystallized ginger) that will add intrigue to any Holiday cookie tin. Continue reading for the recipe!