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GINGER SNAPS

Spice up your holidays by making a batch of these delicious biscuits, flavoured with ginger and cinnamon.

Makes: 24 cookies

Total Time: 1 Hour

Difficulty: Intermediate

Ingredients

120 g (1 cup) whole wheat flour

125 g (1 cup) plain flour

1 Tablespoon ground ginger

2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda

1 teaspoon Festive Spice Seasoning

1 large egg

60 ml (¼ cup) molasses

200 g (1 cup) caster sugar

165 g (¾ cup) butter, melted

Directions

Heat the oven to 180°C (350°F).

In a bowl, combine flours, ginger, baking soda, and Winter Spice Seasoning. Set aside.

Place egg, molasses, sugar, and butter into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.

Select Variable 1, start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 15 seconds.

Add the liquid mixture from the Vitamix container to the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir to incorporate. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.

Using a #40 scoop, scoop dough and roll into 1-inch balls between your hands. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until the tops are rounded and slightly cracked.

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