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Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies. (Source: Croissants Bakery and WMBF News) Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies. (Source: Croissants Bakery and WMBF News)
Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Recipe. (Source: Croissants Bakery and WMBF News) Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Recipe. (Source: Croissants Bakery and WMBF News)

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

On the ninth day of the WMBF News Christmas Cookie Countdown brought to you by Croissants Bistro and Bakery, we’re showing you how to make: Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies.

Ingredients
2 cups AP flour
11/2 tsp boiling water
1 tsp baking soda
11/4 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 TBSP cocoa powder
1/4 pound softened butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
7 oz chocolate chips
1/4 cup sugar

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Dissolve baking soda in boiling water. Set aside.
Sift flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and cocoa powder together.
Cream together butter and sugar. Add molasses.
Mix half of flour mixture in creamed mixture. Add baking soda mixture. Add remaining flour mixture. Add chocolate chips.
Chill for about two hours.
Roll dough Into 1-inch balls and bake for 8 - 10 minutes.

If you don't feel like baking, you can always head down to Croissants, where they will have cookie trays available every day until Christmas!

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