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Classic snickerdoodle cookies and gingersnaps collide in this new favorite cookie.
Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
Combine all cinnamon dough ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Divide dough in half; place into separate bowls. Set aside one bowl.
Add molasses to remaining bowl of dough; beat until well mixed. Combine 1/4 cup flour, ginger and cloves in another bowl. Add to molasses mixture. Beat at low speed until well mixed.
Twist about 3/4-inch pieces of each dough together; roll into about 1 1/4-inch ball, creating marbled effect. Roll ball in sugar.
Place, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; transfer to cooling rack.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Wow. I have been a county fair foods judge for 30 yrs. and I can tell you, in my estimation , after having tasted thousands of cookies, these are the best cookies I have ever eaten. I have never seen them at a fair. I baked mine to "soft centers" instead of crisp and "snappy". Love the soft center.
I have made these cookies a couple of times now, and they are a crowd pleaser! They look and taste great. I've had a lot of requests for the recipe. I love booth snickerdoodles and ginger cookies, and it's so nice not to have to choose!
Easy and delicious! I love the combination of flavors. I used coarse sugar to roll them in and it gave a nice crunch to the outside of the cookie.
I always go to Land O Lakes because it has the best tasting recipes and this one is no exception, but I must say something about this cookie. Rolling dough is my favorite way to make cookies but I had trouble with getting the swirl to look neat and not shaggy. Next time I would prefer to make either gingersnaps or snickerdoodles.
I could not get my cookies to have a nice swirl effect like pictured. The taste was OK but not my favorite. Will not be making again.
Yum! They are super easy and look so neat. Definitely a new Christmas cookie must-have!
This was so easy! So much fun! and very delicious! I have everyone I know trying them.
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