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Ginger Meltaways

November 15, 2021Teresa

Christmas Cookie Extravaganza – 2021

I loved, loved, loved, these fabulous Ginger Meltaways, They’re filled with crystalized ginger! They also include vanilla chips so they have a soft texture with a tiny, little crunch. Amazing. These delightful cookies made our Christmas giving list this year and they were a wonderful addition.

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I received a box of assorted candied fruits from Paradise Fruit Company to try out in new recipes. I have been working my way through the box and wondered what I could do with the crystalized ginger. I decided to try a new twist on my Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cookies. I chopped the ginger into smaller pieces. Then I added vanilla chips to increase the flavor. I can’t tell you how delicious these cookies turned out. I gave one to my neighbor when we were out talking in the back yard. She loved it. So did I!

Don’t be afraid to try these jewels. The ginger does not overwhelm the cookie. It adds a very pleasant taste and texture to a melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookie. I hope you give these a try because everyone’s gonna want seconds!

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Ginger Meltaways simply melt-in-your-mouth!

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Crystalized Ginger makes these cookies pop with flavor!

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Every mouthful had me drooling.

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These holiday cookies are wonderful for a Christmas Cookie Exchange or any holiday party.

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients.

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Soften butter. Add granulated sugar, powdered sugar, eggs, baking soda, salt, cream of tartar, vanilla extract and oil.

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Mix with an electric mixer until thoroughly combined.

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Chop ginger into smaller pieces.

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Add UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour. (Bleached flour toughens baked goods). Add vanilla chips and crystalized ginger.

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Stir well to combine.

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Roll mixture into balls and place on greased cookie sheets. Refrigerate about one hour before baking. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12-14 minutes or until done.

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Every bite was so wonderful. These cookies are soft and chewy, not hard or crunchy.

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Ginger Meltaways were fantastic. Thankfully, I packed up most of these for friends, otherwise I would have eaten them all!

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If you have a sweet tooth, Ginger Meltaways will cure any craving.

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Ginger Meltaways are wonderful with a tall glass of milk!

Here’s the recipe.

GINGER MELTAWAYS

(My own concoction)

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Ginger Meltaways are so mouthwatering and irresistible. These delicious cookies start with a Melt-In-Your-Mouth cookie dough. Crystalized ginger and vanilla chips are added to the dough. These cookies are soft and chewy and will surely cure any sweet tooth craving. If you're looking for a delightful holiday cookie to bake, these will take your breath away.
Ginger Meltaways | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth #cookies include #CrystalizedGinger & vanilla chips. They are phenomenal & perfect for a #ChristmasCookieExchange, #holiday #baking or parties or even potluck dinners! #ginger #ChristmasCookie #GingerMeltaways #ParadiseFruitCompany #ParadiseCandiedFruit
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
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Ginger Meltaways | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth #cookies include #CrystalizedGinger & vanilla chips. They are phenomenal & perfect for a #ChristmasCookieExchange, #holiday #baking or parties or even potluck dinners! #ginger #ChristmasCookie #GingerMeltaways #ParadiseFruitCompany #ParadiseCandiedFruit
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  1. Mix butter, oil, eggs, vanilla, sugars, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda with an electric mixer until smooth.
  2. Stir in flour, crystalized ginger, and vanilla chips with a wooden spoon.
  3. Roll dough into balls and place on cookie sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Chill cookie sheets with cookie dough in refrigerator one hour.
  5. Bake at 350° for about 12-14 minutes or until done.
  6. Rotate cookie sheets on racks every six minutes of baking time.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: If you have to chill the cookie dough balls for more than one hour, you will have to press the cookies down with a fork in criss-cross fashion. Otherwise the cookies will not spread.

NOTE: I had to refrigerate the dough for several hours before I could bake the cookies. I set the dough out about 30-40 minutes before rolling into balls. Then I baked without refrigerating the dough a second time.

Crystalized Ginger provided courtesy of Paradise Candied Fruit.
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Nutrition Facts
Ginger Meltaways
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Potassium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Sugars 8g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 0.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Ginger Meltaways | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth #cookies include #CrystalizedGinger & vanilla chips. They are phenomenal & perfect for a #ChristmasCookieExchange, #holiday #baking or parties or even potluck dinners! #ginger #ChristmasCookie #GingerMeltaways #ParadiseFruitCompany #ParadiseCandiedFruit

Take a batch to neighbors or office parties and watch these cookies disappear!

Ginger Meltaways | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth #cookies include #CrystalizedGinger & vanilla chips. They are phenomenal & perfect for a #ChristmasCookieExchange, #holiday #baking or parties or even potluck dinners! #ginger #ChristmasCookie #GingerMeltaways #ParadiseFruitCompany #ParadiseCandiedFruit

You may never have thought to use crystalized ginger in cookies, but these cookies were so, so good.

Ginger Meltaways | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth #cookies include #CrystalizedGinger & vanilla chips. They are phenomenal & perfect for a #ChristmasCookieExchange, #holiday #baking or parties or even potluck dinners! #ginger #ChristmasCookie #GingerMeltaways #ParadiseFruitCompany #ParadiseCandiedFruit

This batch makes 6 1/2 dozen cookies. So there are plenty to give away to others.

Ginger Meltaways | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | these scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth #cookies include #CrystalizedGinger & vanilla chips. They are phenomenal & perfect for a #ChristmasCookieExchange, #holiday #baking or parties or even potluck dinners! #ginger #ChristmasCookie #GingerMeltaways #ParadiseFruitCompany #ParadiseCandiedFruit

Enjoy Ginger Meltaways this holiday season!

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